Why Reading Matters – BBC program – watch it here

How modern neuroscience has revealed that reading unlocks remarkable powers in people.

Science writer Rita Carter tells the story of how modern neuroscience has revealed that reading, something most of us take for granted, unlocks remarkable powers. Carter explains how the classic novel Wuthering Heights allows us to step inside other minds and understand the world from different points of view, and she wonders whether the new digital revolution could threaten the values of classic reading. It’s not available on BBC iPlayer anymore but you can watch it below on YourTube – [BBC] Why Reading Matters in 6 parts.

Part 1

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdwFFFBCPzw

Part 2

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dt4_czM-UuM

Part 3

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFlTV_OPh1I

Part 4

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0WDLsIZuZg

Part 5

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JuCtHUDW4fw

Part 6

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Owdqz8y98-0

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