If you've given up on reading paper books for the ease of your e-reader's screen, you may want to step back a bit. Neuroscience confirms that our brains use different areas to read on paper and screens, and you need to exercise both.
At a time when the price of a degree from elite institutions is well over six figures, fields such as literature and the arts may seem like a luxury item. But they offer us a kind of reach into time and space that we can find nowhere else, writes Arnold Weinstein in this Op-Ed. (Illustration: Nishant Choksi)