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Hey guys, today we’re taking a look at whether reading fiction can bring any tangible benefits.

My favourite fantasy books: https://youtu.be/i7awefFU_Hg
Improve your reading: https://youtu.be/kX0sHQfjETY
How to read more books: https://youtu.be/8tKuviI68Ss

Studies referenced in the video:
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29481102/
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01973533.2013.856791?amp;needAccess=true&scroll=top&journalCode=hbas20&
http://testyourvocab.com/blog/2013-05-09-Reading-habits
https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/pdf/10.1089/brain.2013.0166
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16651007/
https://www.academia.edu/1362091/Interwoven_functionality_of_the_brains_action_and_language_systems
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2911991/
https://www.nhs.uk/news/neurology/could-lifelong-reading-protect-against-dementia/

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My brother and I host a weekly podcast where we discuss happiness, creativity and the human condition. You can find it by searching โ€œNot Overthinkingโ€ on any podcast app (eg: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts etc).

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WHO AM I:
I’m Ali, a junior doctor working in Cambridge, UK. I make videos about medicine, technology, productivity and lifestyle design. I also have a weekly podcast with my brother (https://www.youtube.com/c/notoverthinking), and I write a weekly email newsletter that contains some quick thoughts + links to interesting things (https://aliabdaal.com/newsletter/).

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