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Poetry is Good for Your Brain! | 11-Apr-05

Researchers at the University of Dundee have found that reading and listening to poetry stimulates the brain even more than reading prose. Readers approach poetry differently, using larger areas of the brain. The researchers believe that poetry could be used to help dyslexic children, and also those with memory problems caused by old age or accidents. To read more about the study, see The Scotsman webpage.
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