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Reading Books Can Help You Innovate

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Here’s a really interesting piece from Entrepreneur. It’s called How Reading Books Helps Your Brain Recharge.

There’s some really thought provoking points there. Here’s one of them:

As any entrepreneur will tell you, problem-solving is critical for launching or running a business. But so is giving our busy brains a rest, and books help with that too. According to neuroscientist Daniel Levitin, focused reading uses about 42 calories per hour, whereas absorbing new information (e.g., scanning Twitter or the news headlines) burns around 65 calories per hour.

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