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Watch Again: Why Reading Matters

Written by jen, 5th February 2010

If you missed Why Reading Matters, which was broadcast on BBC Four last year, and feaures The Reader Organisation’s pioneering outreach project Get Into Reading, you can watch our part (from5:30) here on YouTube:

The documentary, about the incredible power that reading unlocks in the brain,  also features Philip Davis, editor of The Reader magazine, investigating the ‘Shakespeared Brain’ – how the shapes of Shakespeare’s lines and sentences effect our minds:

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