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Scientist Develop a New Font That Can Improve Your Memory

The written word has a fascinating history. Historians believe that writing may have been invented three times in three different parts of the world. Denise Schmandt-Besserat of the University of Texas at Austin explains more in her paper, The Evolution of Writing. “Of these three writing systems, therefore, only the earliest, the Mesopotamian cuneiform script, […]

Four Ways Reading Impacts You to Become a Better Person

While skimming through your Facebook feed or tweets is fun, nothing beats the power of a good book. Reading every day is a healthy activity to practice. Even reading a newspaper article or an article from a magazine is good for you and your brain. There are many reasons why you should practice reading every […]

How Reading Books Helps Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s, a progressive brain disorder that little by little damages a person’s thinking and memory. A person starts to develop Alzheimer’s when amyloid plaque grows on the brain-destroying the connections between nerve cells. Slowly a person begins to forget things, has a hard time absorbing information, and can […]