Study Says Reading Fiction Helps Us Understand Others

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Did you enjoy reading stories in school? Well, a recent study from the US has some interesting findings for book lovers. According to the research, reading fiction, especially serious stories known as literary fiction, can give us a more complex view of the world and help us understand other people's lives better. Literary fiction focuses on people's lives and social and political issues. The study, which involved surveys of adults, found that those who read more literary fiction when they were young had greater "psychological richness," meaning they had a more open mind and sought wisdom in life.


1- What does the recent study from the US focus on?

2- What type of stories does the research highlight as particularly beneficial?

3- According to the study, what do people who read more literary fiction during their youth tend to have?


You have completed the comprehension questions. 

Parts of this lesson are based on: An article Engoo Daily News.