If you live surrounded by technology, it is very likely that it will be difficult for you to have the habit of reading. However, knowing the brain benefits of reading a book at night will change your perspectives. You will surely want to make room for this good habit before you go to sleep.

Benefits of night reading

Reading, in general, and depending on the title we read, can help us in various ways, expanding our vocabulary, improving our spelling, expanding our imaginative capacity, making us more educated and knowledgeable about multiple topics, etc; but reading at certain times can achieve much more significant effects.

Facilitates memorization

Although at first a 300-page book seems endless, you will soon realize that it is the lack of habit. Reading and being a regular reader costs much more than knowing an interesting story through a movie, right? But the benefits of taking an overnight reading cannot be compared.

Maybe you ever heard your classmates say that studying at night was better for them. You have most likely tried, although you may have saved everything for the night before the exam. Thus, the method can fail by far. However, the daily habit of night reading is infallible for grasping concepts.

Since the brain continues to work while sleeping, the terms learned in the last waking hours are processed during that time. So if you want to familiarize yourself with a topic, you can set aside a few minutes in the evening to learn about it.

Exercises the brain

In the same way that physical exercise is healthy for the body, night reading is healthy for the brain. By putting this organ to work when it is less “busy” in mechanical work, it sets out to learn. Likewise, memory capacity is improved, as well as the brain’s speed of response.

This is a very useful faculty in any field of life. For example, when it comes to work activities, it will be much easier to troubleshoot and organize teams. In the same way, better decisions can be made regarding the formation of projects and ideas. Creativity will be particularly enhanced if literary works are included in the routine. On the other hand, the management of technical knowledge is improved by reading specialized books.

Prevents serious brain diseases

Cuando la lectura nocturna se convierta en un hábito para ti, verás que trae beneficios inesperados. El ejercicio del cerebro previene a largo plazo algunas enfermedades relacionadas con el funcionamiento del mismo. Además, la realización de lecturas de manera habitual mantiene las conexiones cerebrales activas. Motivando áreas del cerebro que de otro modo no se activarían. Una de las enfermedades cerebrales que previene la lectura frecuente es el Alzheimer.

Besides preventing it, those who already have it can acquire the habit of reading in order to slow down their rhythm. You will be able to notice that your brain activates the pineal gland thanks to night reading, thus promoting a calmer and more restful sleep. Do not wait any longer to grow your passion for reading and obtaining new knowledge. The world of books awaits you with endless benefits that will make your life better.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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