Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · 8 months ago

Does a lot of book reading increase IQ?

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  • 8 months ago

    No, but you can learn a lot by reading good books.

  • 8 months ago

    I don't know about 'increasing IQ' - but sure can learn a lot. Having said that - isn't IQ measure by knowledge? Wouldn't that make it high? That aside, it would make you a very interesting person to know. Depending on the types of books you read - you could have some interesting conversations!

  • j153e
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

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  • James
    Lv 4
    8 months ago

    No, you will always have the same IQ.  However, I think a lot of book reading would be an indicator of a fairly high IQ.

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  • 8 months ago

    Yes sure why not...... Book is the second teacher.

  • 8 months ago

    Not necessarily, it may create more confusion if what is read is not digested

  • 8 months ago

    Yep I think so but I didn't read any book outside my classroom. 

  • 8 months ago

    Of course, as long as you eat the books after.

    I prefer to fry them.

  • 8 months ago

    This would be a good thing for you to research while you're at home... google is a thing!

  • 8 months ago

    IQ is not a measure of how much you know, it measures CAPACITY.  Your intelligence is like an empty container that YOU have to fill up.  Your IQ is the size of that container relative to the average person.

    Anyone can read books.  A more intelligent person gets more out of them, and is able to relate what he/she learns to other things.

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