Reading Good for Mental Health


The link below is to an article that looks at reading and mental health.

For more visit:
http://bookriot.com/2017/05/16/reading-is-good-for-your-mental-health-heres-why/

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Reading Good For You


I think that most people that read a bit could tell you that they believe reading is good for them. They will tell you it’s good for the soul, it provides brain food, provides an escape to another world, etc. The link below is to an article that looks at 6 reasons reading is actually good for you.

Why do you think reading is good for you? Share with us your thoughts via the comments under this post.,/p>

For more visit:
http://presentnation.com/health_news/12000167/

Tablet Reading Bad for the Neck


The link below is to an article that concludes that reading via a tablet is bad for the neck – perhaps that has more to do with the posture choice?

For more visit:
http://goodereader.com/blog/electronic-readers/reading-on-a-tablet-is-bad-for-your-neck

Recuperation


This is a post I’m putting up at all my Blogs, even though that particular Blog may be unaffected due to scheduled posting, etc. Blog posts may be down a little at the moment and that for the last week or so. I have been ill with various illnesses and complaints for the last several weeks, so I have now decided to take the next week off from most Blogging activities in an attempt to rest and recover – if I can while still actually doing my very physically demanding actual job in the real world. I hope to return to Blogging full time in about a week’s time.

Do e-readers really harm sleep? Depends what you call an e-reader


Gigaom

A new study has claimed that light-emitting e-readers “negatively affect sleep, circadian timing and next-morning alertness” when used in the evening. However, those reading the resulting coverage should look into the details before worrying too much.

The study was published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), leading to scary headlines such as: “E-readers ‘damage sleep and health,’ doctors warn” (BBC); “Keep That E-Reader Out of Bed and You’ll Feel Better in the Morning” (Pacific Standard); and “Before Bed, Switch Off The E-Reader And Pick Up A Paperback” (Fast Company).

The key problem with this study and the more alarmist stories that followed, is that when it says “e-reader”, it means “[company]Apple[/company] iPad”. An iPad at full brightness, no less. When I hear “e-reader”, I tend to think “dedicated e-reader” – an e-ink device without a backlit screen — rather…

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