At the end of my last review, Our Daily Bread by Lauren B. Davis, I listed a few thoughts I had as a result of reading this book. After reading my thoughts, Cecilia @ Only You provided me with a link to For Better Social Skills, Scientists Recommend a Little Chekhov. In a nutshell, scientists found that “after reading literary fiction, as opposed to popular fiction or serious non-fiction, people performed better on tests measuring empathy, social perception, and emotional intelligence…”
Thank you Cecilia!
Reading that article led me to wonder: Do some doctors prescribe fiction?
And I found this: The Fiction Prescription: Bibliotherapist Ella Berthoud sheds light on what it means to be a ‘Book Doctor’. I think this would be a very cool job.
Now I would like to have a look at this book: