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Stanford Researchers: Reading Jane Austen “A Truly Valuable Exercise of People’s Brains”

Blake Graham

What is the value of reading literature? This classic question has troubled literary scholars for centuries, but now it’s getting put to the test of science in hopes of some hard answers. In an innovative interdisciplinary research project at Stanford University, neurobiologists, radiologists, and humanities scholars are trying to understand the relationship between reading, attention, and distraction

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