Around the world, people are spending less time reading, especially so for leisure. Is this the case for Singapore as well? Here, statistics on our reading habits are only a few years old and still inconclusive. However, two studies have shown that our reading rate of 44% falls far below other countries (Americans: 76%, British: […]Read more
Category Archive: Why don’t we read?
‘Tis the season to be making New Year Resolutions! If you booknerds are looking to make a resolution to challenge your reading routine for the new year, you’re on the right page. To make the most out of your reading resolution, here are a few things to consider.Read more
We’re sure you already know a couple of benefits that reading brings, but here are some ways that just might surprise you 😉 Gif source: http://gph.is/2ctTPiF 1. Books to the Rescue 🙂 Did you know that according to a study conducted by the University of Sussex in 2009, reading helped to reduce stress levels by […]Read more
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the average human’s attention span has dwindled from 12 seconds to eight seconds since 2000. With the birth of social media egging this phenomenon on, now people would much rather absorb information via snappy videos than good old text. But there’s a certain magic in words that simply […]Read more