By andrij99February 16, in General Book Discussions. Do you ever contemplate why nobody seems to read books anymore? Read this list, I think you might enjoy it:.
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Kids today do not have it easy. Racism, climate change, school shootings, threats from global superpowers and neo-Nazism are just a few of the clouds hanging over their heads. On top of all of that, they still have to go to school, deal with friends, social pressure, classwork and the dreaded required reading.
More than a quarter percent--of American adults admit to not having read even part of a book within the past year. That's according to statistics coming out of the Pew Research Center. If you're part of this group, know that science supports the idea that reading is good for you on several levels.
The survey of American readers contains a few dismaying statistics—and a few surprises about the popularity of books and reading in an increasingly digital world. When Pew Research surveyed 1, adults living in all 50 U. However, adults do still read—and just how much might surprise you.
A growing share of Americans are reading e-books on tablets and smartphones rather than dedicated e-readers, but print books remain much more popular than books in digital formats. By Andrew Perrin. Americans today have an enormous variety of content available to them at any time of day, and this material is available in a number of formats and through a range of digitally connected devices.
Matching your book to your mood makes for a very enjoyable reading experience. What are great books to read if we want to be put into a good mood? The more specific the circumstances, the better the recommendation.
We want to create a world where everyone is reading their way to a better life. Research shows that reading for pleasure can promote better health and wellbeing, aids in building social connections and relationships with others and is associated with a range of factors that help increase the chances of social mobility. Read our reports into the benefits of reading for pleasure and empowerment BOP Consulting, and of creating a society of readers Demos,or explore more reading facts below.
How many books have you read in the last year? The Pew Research Center released their latest data on American reading habitsand the results show some interesting — and somewhat surprising — trends. Roughly 72 percent of American adults read a book incontinuing a gradual decline over the last 5 years from 79 percent in