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Can reading books make you a better person?

August 2, 2016

Boston Globe | August 1, 2016

“Lit­er­ary fic­tion works best, espe­cial­ly fic­tion where the char­ac­ter is the cen­ter of what it’s all about,” says Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to pro­fes­sor Kei­th Oat­ley, author of a new review of research on fic­tion and men­tal health pub­lished this month in the jour­nal Trends in Cog­ni­tive Sci­ences.  Read more.