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The Deep-Reading Brain and the Good Life
Posted on Mar 15, 2017
  • Maryanne Wolf
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  • Literacy

Human beings were never born to read. Reading or written language is a cultural invention that necessitated totally new connections among structures in the human brain underlying language, perception, cognition, and, in time, our emotions. Reading represents one of the most important epigenetic breakthroughs in the history of the species; our very history was made possible by it.

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