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“Fiction books give a boost to the brain, says Stanford professor”

“Fiction books give a boost to the brain, says Stanford professor”

“Landy’s new ‘formative fiction’ theory advises against a utilitarian search for meaning or information that results in an ‘I got what I need and I can move on’ attitude. His theory implies that readers will get much more out of a text by lingering over passages, contemplating ideas between reading sessions and re-reading passages after some reflection.”


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