Fun Reading Facts

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1. Reading physical books will help you remember what you read, since memory is also tactile.
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2. Cuddling a baby, reading out-loud, cheating in school and getting a business degree are all good for an efficient mind.
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3. About 25% of people will yawn or tend to yawn after reading this tweet because yawning is viral only thinking about it can trigger it.
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4. A study discovered that our brains react to real-life interaction very similarly to when we are reading about fictional interactions.
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5. 25,000,000 of your cells died while you were reading this sentence.
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6. 44% of women prefer reading Fifty Shades of Grey to actually having sex.
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7. Roughly 25,000,000 of your cells just died while you were reading this sentence.
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8. Arabic speakers reading anything with a lot of numbers in have to read in both directions at once.
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9. Reading can make you more empathetic and open to new experiences.
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10. Reading on a screen before bed leaves you more tired than book readers the following day, according to a study.
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11. The least used category of emoji are the 'reading materials''”the book, the pile of books, the newspapers.
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12. A study finds that regular informal music-making with very young children may even have benefits above and beyond those of reading.
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13. A study comparing two groups of second graders from similar demographics suggests learning music boosts reading abilities.
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14. By the time you finish reading this tweet, three kids have already died of hunger somewhere in the world.
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15. Silent reading is actually a recent phenomenon. Only the most skilled readers of the middle ages could read silently.
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16. 51% of people who read magazines in both print and on the iPad prefer reading it on the iPad
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17. The female brain is much more adept at reading the subtle facial and verbal emotional expressions.
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18. The physical act of writing something down is said to equate to reading it seven times. A good tip to know for studying.
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19. Reading a work of fiction reduces cognitive closure, making the reader more flexible in their approach to problem-solving.
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20. The average reading level in the U.S. is grade 8.
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21. The best person in your life is the one who comes first in your mind after reading this sentence.
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22. Reading, writing and playing games can help prevent memory loss later in life.

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