Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle?

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Reading is one of the things I enjoy doing, since I'm not much of an outdoor person.
Books help a great deal in building personality, exposure and of course the intellect.
But there's been cases of people who ran mad due to excessive reading and some who are not really mad, but you can always hear them murmuring, using very unnecessary vocabularies and thinking too much about every little discussion. Most of these people who read books on strategies and power play do not actually have anyone in the world that they trust.

Do you think reading too much is bad? And Why? And how can a person know that he or she is reading too much?

Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Maxwell Marcus - 2019-09-10 17:42:02

Reading too much is bad. Our brains have different capacies that it can carry. If you read beyond your limit you tend to get tired, weak and dejected. But I don't think one will get mad just by reading. He will only be unavailable to understand or comprehend what he is reading.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Michael Olawoye - 2019-09-11 16:01:46

There was a time when I was addicted to my phone that I always slept with the phone every night. Sometimes, I'll have unnecessary headaches due to incoming messages while I'm asleep but it all stopped when I stopped putting my phone close to me

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Yahaya Solihudeen Ajiboye - 2019-09-11 18:19:36

Reading too much is not good, it better you choose tune for reading, as for me I use to read in the midnight when everything and everywhere will cool, silent and free from noise. But the habit of reading too much can cause another things to health,, our brain is not the same so as our reading habit is not the same.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Abdullahi Mahmud - 2019-09-12 06:11:18

firstly the brain is a very wonderful organ, we can't use up all the spaces in our brains till we die, it just keep containing as you give it. Even the man with the highest IQ ever did not use up-to one quarter of the brain.  So, it depends on you to know your capacity and control yourself if it's getting too much, because people tends to act in an abnormal way due to excessive reading.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Isomkwo Clement - 2019-09-12 06:15:48

Reading protects your memory.

A study published in Neurology , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, suggests that brain-stimulating activities such as reading help your brain as you age. The study tested the memory and thinking ability of 294 people every year for about six years before their deaths, which on average occurred at age 89. After death their brains were autopsied for evidence of dementia, such as lesions, plaques, and tangles. Those who reported doing mentally stimulating activities early and late in life had a slower rate of memory decline, compared with those who had not. The rate of decline was reduced by 32 percent in people who were mentally active in their later years, compared with people whose mental activity was only average. And the people who reported infrequent mental activity declined 48 percent faster than those who worked their brains an average amount.
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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Oluwadamilola Adeniyi - 2019-09-13 13:04:03

There should be moderacy in every thing that we do. Balance is very paramount, too much of reading without break can affect the brain. If a person wants to read 8 hours in a day, then section it, 2 hours each within the 24 hours that we have and putting reasonable hours in between. Get busy with other things and exercise the brain. 

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Dada Olufunmilayo - 2019-09-13 14:39:59

Yea, there is a threshold the brain can take at a stretch because the brain too get stressed up. But on the other hand we can not fill up than necessary the brain can arbsorb it s only at a go like several hours  at a time the brand n get to its saturated level.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Austine Nzeamalu - 2019-09-14 00:18:56

There's no such thing as a reading threshold, so long as you read in adequate light, take breaks and stay hydrated. You may feel headaches, but that's just your body telling you it's tired and it needs rest but getting mad from too much reading is just a big hoax

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Jeffery Tebeda - 2019-09-14 15:46:07

Reading helps you to expand your knowledge of the world around you. Good books can give you an idea of what is going on, how it is happening and why it is happening. Excessive reading however gives you fatigue and makes your eyes weak. So inasmuch as reading is good, it should be done with moderation to prevent side effects.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Adetula Emmanuel Oluwatobi - 2019-09-15 12:21:37

It acutlly depend on the individual because when you have read to an extent you feel stressed and dizzy and weak and at this point you have to take a break so during this break you regain you energy then continue after that.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Adegoke Olaposi - 2019-09-15 14:22:26

Yes, our brain  needs to rest that is why we need to sleep at least 8hrs everyday to relax our brains, once its overloaded you won't be able to assimilate well there by leading to migraine or headaches 

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Ogooluwa Ishola - 2019-09-16 22:47:37

I think scientifically there is something called jung time. Most people have to calculate it and know it for themselvesil on other to know when to stio for optimum efficiency

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Joshua Akachukwu - 2019-09-17 06:51:51

There is no threshold to reading, There is always something spiritual if the physical can't be understood. Those that run mad and go insane while reading are not being affected by reading but by a greater affliction.

Reading helps grow the mind, it's a 3 square meal the brain enjoys.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Adom-Tenger Tar - 2019-09-17 10:27:41

I don't know about this but I don't yjink there's a limit to what the human brain can concieve and achieve. So, no threshold for reading. People who end up mad or a psychologically inbalanced must have become that way due to other circumstances and other pressure they could've subjected their brains to.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Damilola Bankole - 2019-09-17 19:12:15

Reading is a very good act but doing that too much is bad as it can affect in one way or the other.

When you do something too much I mean anything, then you get addicted to it and thereby neglect the important ones or things you've to handle first.

So too much of everything is bad

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Mofolu Ayo - 2019-09-17 21:53:54

Excessive reading can be quite bad for the brain. The brain stores information temporarily and permanently and so when you are trying to cram things of high quantity very fast it may cause the migraines and headaches that is not good for the brain and this may lead to serious issues. 

And so it is advisable to take a break; after reading for like an hour, a ten minute break would be nice, during the break don't try to recollect just relax. 

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By kachi Simon - 2019-09-18 09:46:05

Reading too much is bad, we are not robots even robots sometimes cool off,. Our brain has a limited time to in-store knowledge and once it gets to that limit it starts a diminishing return.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By James Emmanuel - 2019-09-18 10:30:03

which on average occurred at age 89. After death their brains were autopsied for evidence of dementia, such as lesions, plaques, and tangles. Those who reported doing mentally stimulating activities early and late in life had a slower rate of memory decline, compared with those who had not. The rate of decline was reduced by 32 percent in people who were mentally active in their later years, compared with people whose mental activity was only average. And the people who reported infrequent mental activity declined 48 percent faster than those who worked their brains an average amount.
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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Bello Joy - 2019-09-18 21:54:48

No matter how much we read, we will not have been able to exhaust the brain, it is not like a memory card or a flash drive, it doesn't get fill, whatever knowledge can be learnt and stored in our brain, there is no threshold for reading

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Ayodeji Alafara - 2019-09-18 21:57:03

GOD IS WONDERFUL.

Brain can absorbe many things but one needs to rest to avoild getting headache.

Is not everything someone had to read you have to rest your brain to be able to absorbe what you have read perfectly.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Solomon Kosisochukwu Halcyon - 2019-09-19 16:28:34

Reading too much is not good, it better you choose tune for reading, as for me I use to read in the midnight when everything and everywhere will cool, silent and free from noise. But the habit of reading too much can cause another things to health,, our brain is not the same so as our reading habit is not the same.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Precious Johnson - 2019-09-19 23:20:46

It is good to read,  but when your eyes and brain are stressed it becomes bad.  There should be break intervals when reading to relax the eye and brain,  this helps to prevent ruining the eye through too much stress and also aiding the brain in articulating what one has read. 

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Iduwa Benedict - 2019-09-22 06:56:07

A lot of reading is not bad at all our brain was made to assimilate stuff too Much reading can never make you run mad people who supposedly ran mad due to so called reading must already have traces of madness in their genetic make up or have some form of brain trauma 

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By nasiru Abraham - 2019-09-22 13:33:02

Reading too much doesn't determine your level of understanding because some people reads that much before they grab, reading is good to be precise but not at all time.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Olasunbo-Olasunbo BOLARINWA - 2019-09-25 18:24:40

Overdo of everything is detrimental to one's health, so reading too much will not help in assimilation but may lead to total shut down of the brain. 

Moderation in all things is profitable 

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Gbenga Makinde - 2019-09-26 18:51:18

I don't believe there's anything like reading too much, you just need to relax your brain at the appropriate time and never take everything personal because too much of everything is dangerous for real but if we are to talk of reading the bad effect is if you always think high and too deep on everything you read...

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Adamu Aisha - 2019-09-27 08:57:50

It depends on the way you can assimilate. People have different ways of reading, and they can understand effectively. But reading too much can be sometimes not good for the brain, you need rest too. Like they said all work without play makes jack a dull boy. 

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Elijah Ogboi - 2019-09-27 16:48:55

Reading to much is not bad at all.we human think we read to much but fact has it that  out of the 100% capacity  of the brain only 1 person in the world has occupied 0.5% of the brain which is Albert Einstein..so I conclude that reading is not bad because we have not used half of what out brain can contain.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Osikha Cynthia - 2019-09-29 21:15:28

Too much of everything is bad , not only reading. And different people with different capacity of brains . What my brain cannot carry , your brain might carry. So it's left for someone to know their limits so they won't over work their brains and later regret it. And again same as you need rest , your brain also need rest. Not only books is healthy for the brain. Staying indoors for so long can also damage your brain. You need to go out and make new memories 

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Owolarafe Olalekan - 2019-10-01 22:30:59

We have heard alot about getting mad through reading too much. Can that be true,oy if he drinks or smokes.though there is aimit of hours you should read a day.

Our brain gets weak also if we read a lot

But I dont it makes us mad

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Damilola Bankole - 2019-10-02 21:56:29

There are some information that aren't need from some reading.

You can't be an economist an start studying novel common, you only read what aligns with your course. Thought you can read those for fun at leisure.

So reading is actually good but too much of it especially when you want every little information you got to stick can be bad

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Ehimah Nwanpali - 2019-10-03 18:16:21

As for reading, speaking from experience I would say there is a limit to how much a person can assimilate knowledge while reading but pertaining to a threshold to the human brain I would say there is no limit to the brain.

    Take for instance a music fanatic. Such a person may read to a point whereby he/she can no longer assimilate knowledge but immediately after may learn lyrics to multiple songs. 

   In that case I say there is a limit to how much a person can assimilate when reading but there is no limit to what the brain can assimilate

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Pelumi Olowe - 2019-10-04 19:24:02

The brain doesn’t have a threshold 

it all depends on the individual and the conditions surrounding the reading 

I still wonder why people run mad from reading 

is it really because they read too much ? Or over stressed themselves 

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Abubakar Hope - 2019-10-05 19:22:21

Reading is actually very nice and necessary but while studying you should always time yourself on when to stop and other activities to engage in, reading too much sometimes makes an individual wired and think life at another angle, you'll feel what everyone does is wrong, read a little, have fun a little.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Michael Adenegan - 2019-10-05 19:42:58

An individual would know when his brain is stressed from excessive reading. However, the course of reading for examination might force one to over-read even if the brain ain’t assimilating for that period of time anymore 

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Okechukwu Cyril - 2019-10-06 11:28:23

Lol this a a lie. There is no side effect of reading this is just an excuse to be lazy. Its good to be balanced though, but common reading is great and fun.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Okechukwu Cyril - 2019-10-06 11:28:48

Lol this a a lie. There is no side effect of reading this is just an excuse to be lazy. Its good to be balanced though, but common reading is great and fun.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Ademofe Oluwaseun - 2019-10-12 19:38:52

According to the linguistics..... Anything the word “TOO" is use to describe is always negative..... You can't say someone is too beautiful it's a negative words. So reading too much is actually bad...... Playing too much is bad as well... 

There is nothing your brain can't comprehend.... But it must not be too much. It leads to stress and stressing of the brain can leads to paralysis of the brain 

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Chukwuebuka Aziujali - 2019-10-12 22:57:16

I don't really believe one can go mad as a result of excess reading. However, too much of everything in this life clearly becomes a problem and reading is definitely not left out. The brain can also break down just like the muscles and every other part of the human body due to excessive stress.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Olamilekan Oyedemi - 2019-10-25 13:48:36

No matter how much we read, we will not have been able to exhaust the brain, it is not like a memory card or a flash drive, it doesn't get fill, whatever knowledge can be learnt and stored in our brain, there is no threshold for reading.  

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Muideen Aleem - 2019-11-05 11:30:42

There is nothing like reading too much. Your brain would take as much as you are giving it, although it is not possible to know it all. In conclusion, what the brain needs is rest. Once this is done, your brain will be ready to take what next you intend to give it. It is also important to state that assimilation also differs from individual to individual.

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Is There A Threshold For Reading? How Much Can The Brain Handle? - By Divine Favour - 2019-11-05 12:45:46

Reading two much is not bad, because even great men of this generation do read a lot even at their peak in life. Those that do run mad as a result of reading, didn't study their body system, the right time to read and all that. So I suggest we should study the best time our body system reacts to reading. Thanks 

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