Research

Do you want to find out more about research into reading for pleasure and well-being? Try these links (which we will update as we find more) / A ydych eisiau darganfod mwy am ymchwil ym maes darllen ar gyfer pleser a llesiant? Rhowch gynnig ar y dolenni canlynol (byddwn yn diweddaru’r rhain wrth i ni ddarganfod mwy ohonynt):

 

Readaxation Explained by Nicola Morgan https://lifelabs.psychologies.co.uk/users/981-nicola-morgan/posts/2147-readaxation-what-and-why

The latest research from The Literacy Trust – on Children, Reading, and Wellbeing. https://literacytrust.org.uk/research-services/research-reports/mental-wellbeing-reading-and-writing/

A chapter a day: Association of book reading with longevity – https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953616303689 (proper academic journal article! We have access to it.)

Reading for pleasure builds empathy and improves wellbeing, research from The Reading Agency finds – https://readingagency.org.uk/news/media/reading-for-pleasure-builds-empathy-and-improves-wellbeing-research-from-the-reading-agency-finds.html

Megan’s story: ‘Books are my treatment’ – https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/stories/megans-story-books-are-my-treatment (bit of personal testimony)

Raifa Rafiq: Just how helpful is reading for depression?https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2018/oct/26/just-how-helpful-is-reading-for-depression (A reminder that books can help but mental ill-health needs professional help)

 

 

 

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