Children raised in a book-filled home tend to have less cognitive decline in old age, even when considering factors such as wealth and education. This finding suggests that early cognitive enhancement has a long-term protective effect on the brain.
Previous studies have shown that children with large home libraries are more likely to succeed in school and subsequent careers. Ella Corn-Schwartz The University of Negev Ben Gurion in Israel and her colleagues …
Cognitive decline: Home-based books in childhood help avoid mental aging
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