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Reading, Life Paths and Balance

Two UK posts caught my eye over the weekend. The Telegraph discussed the impact of reading on career path. Jemima Kiss discussed digital habits in The Observer. Reading The Telegraph post looked at data from the 1970 British Cohort study reported by Mark Taylor at the BSA's 60th Conference.These data suggest that: Of all the free-time activities teenagers do, such as playing computer games, cooking, playing sports, going to the cinema or theatre, visiting a museum, hanging out with their girlfriend or boyfriend, reading is the only activity that appears to help them secure a good job.  At the age of 16, in 1986, they...