Posted on May 17, 2019 at 6:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Let’s wrap up the day with another cheery child-related story.

Scientific American’s “60-Second Science” mini-podcast reports that just being around books can benefit youngsters later in life.

The researchers who did the study cited in the show found that kids raised in a home with a large library demonstrated greater literacy, number sense, and technological know-how later in life — regardless of how much they read.

Listen to the whole clip here.

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Reading

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