Reading fiction = a better person

According to research at Standford University, reading fiction makes you a better person and a better member of society.

“The right patterns of ink on a page can create vivid mental imagery and instill powerful emotions.”
Your brain does amazing things while you’re reading, the breadth of which researchers are still defining. And by placing yourself into the world of a great novel, you are given the chance to experience something new that could be informative in your interactions with other people.