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Can Reading Boost Your Emotional Intelligence?

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Published on Aug 19, 2014

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References:

Daly, M. (2011). Intelligence differences may explain the link between childhood psychological problems and adult socioeconomic status.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(27), E251-E251. http://www.pnas.org/content/108/27/E2...

Deary, I. J., Taylor, M. D., Hart, C. L., Wilson, V., Smith, G. D., Blane, D., & Starr, J. M. (2005). Intergenerational social mobility and mid-life status attainment: influences of childhood intelligence, childhood social factors, and education. Intelligence, 33(5), 455-472. http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/3141/01/inte...

Dodell-Feder, D., Lincoln, S. H., Coulson, J. P., & Hooker, C. I. (2013). Using fiction to assess mental state understanding: a new task for assessing theory of mind in adults. PloS one, 8(11), e81279. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3...

Kidd, D. C., & Castano, E. (2013). Reading literary fiction improves theory of mind. Science, 342(6156), 377-380. http://www.sciencemag.org/content/342...

Your brain on Jane Austen, Stanford news http://news.stanford.edu/news/2012/se...

And another interesting study on reading and connectivity in the brain (I didn't have time to mention)
http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full...

Music: Perspectives by Kevin Macleod/Incompetech.com

Images:
Rubik's Cube by Euku via wikimedia commons http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fil...
fMRI images: Stanford/L.A. Cicero

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