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Cultural Value: Assessing the intrinsic value of The Reader Organisation’s Shared Reading Scheme

Identifying the intrinsic value components of The Reader's Shared Reading model as a specific participatory and voluntary experience, in creation of both…

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Read to Care: An Investigation into Quality of Life Benefits of Shared Reading Groups for People Living with Dementia

Investigating the impact that engaging in Shared Reading group activity had on participants with mild to moderate dementia in four care homes…

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A Comparative Study of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Shared Reading for Chronic Pain

Comparing Shared Reading - The Reader's literature-based intervention - to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) as an intervention for chronic pain sufferers.…

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What Literature Can Do: An investigation into the effectiveness of Shared Reading as a whole population health intervention

Investigating the impact of Shared Reading on mental health and well-being in the four boroughs of Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.  One Shared…

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Reading for Life: Masters Studies in Liverpool and London

Discover the Reading for Life MSc programme of study which is now open for new applications in Liverpool and London.  "We were…

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The Reader 66

My oh my have we got a cracking magazine for you this quarter! The summer edition is out now, jam-packed…

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The Reader to present at 2017 ISPS International Psychosis Conference

The Reader to bring Shared Reading to delegates at The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis with conference appearance and newly…

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Reading Groups, Communities & Libraries – An exploratory study

Published last month, the study explores the important role reading groups, such as Shared Reading, play in library and community…

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A Winter’s Tale in Another Place

We're on quite a roll with Shakespeare this week so we thought there was no better time to revisit this…

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The Reader 65

Our first edition of 2017 and a special Anniversary Issue to mark 20 years of The Reader magazine. Between the…

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Feeling it: Reading the emotions of others

Discussions on literature and empathy continue to buzz around The Reader HQ following Obama's sentiments on reading for empathy, our…

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‘To use and not simply deny negative material’: Shared Reading in action

This month The Reader features in The Psychologist magazine. CRILS' Philip Davis discusses Literature in performance, psychology in action. "Literature is about the human…

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