Reading Rewires the Brain, for Good!
Some of us can't get enough to read, while others are more inclined to read the bare minimum. In either case, its worth noting that scientists have actually proven than reading changes your brain in beneficial ways. In an article from Business Insider, Mark McLaughlin, M.D. describes the results of studies, which have found that reading increases a person's communication skills and that reading fiction, in particular, increases our ability to "[deal] with real-life people, especially in challenging situations."