A blog for English IV students at Phoenix Country Day School to think, create, write about, and understand British literature and the history of the English language.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Reading good literature makes us more human? There's proof!
"A striking new study found that reading literary fiction – as opposed to
popular fiction or serious nonfiction – leads people to perform better
on tests that measure empathy, social perception and emotional
intelligence" (N Y Times). See article here. (A tip of the hat to Mr. Flanagan-Hyde for finding this article.)