We know intuitively that reading is good for us, though sometimes it can feel like a choreespecially when its required for school. The following video emphasizes the benefits that reading can bring, by literally changing the way our brain works.
Do you enjoy reading? What do you usually read for fun? How is the material you read for fun different from your academic or professional reading? What types of reading are important for your future career? eg. Those in the healthcare field tend to read medical journals and articles for professional development and ongoing education to maintain licensure.