I used to highlight and write the heck out of my books when reading nonfiction. In addition, I would also take notes using a spiral notebook. But this becomes problematic when I need to come back to the book weeks or months later for reference. I would have to browse through … [Read more...] about How to Take Notes While Reading Nonfiction
Which Country Reads the Most?
According to the NOP World Culture Score Index, India is the country that reads the most, with over 10 hours per week. Thailand and China are second and third, with 9.24 and 8 hours per week respectively. Below you will find the list of the 30 countries that reads the most. … [Read more...] about Which Country Reads the Most?
Why Reading Literary Fiction is Good for You
In a world of ever-increasing tech gadgets and digital socialization, it is easy to forget the simple pleasures in life, like reading a good fiction novel. In fact, in a recent poll conducted by Huffington Post found that 28 percent of the 1,000 people surveyed have not read … [Read more...] about Why Reading Literary Fiction is Good for You
How to Learn Effectively
Whether you want to learn a new language or create a new hobby to broaden your horizons, or just want to make the most educational value out of your time, knowing how to learn effectively should be on the top of your priority list. While basic things like memorizing via mnemonics … [Read more...] about How to Learn Effectively
Does Reading Make You Smarter?
Much has already been said about the impact of reading on a person's intellect. One's success is significantly determined by his ability to read effectively. In fact, many of the world's most eminent intellectuals are certified bibliophiles. With all these, we are led to ask-- … [Read more...] about Does Reading Make You Smarter?