Having your nose in a book might seem a little anti-social at times – but reading could actually make you a kinder, more empathetic person, a study has found.

Readers were more likely to act in a socially acceptable manner while those who preferred watching television came across as less friendly and less understanding of others’ views, researchers said.

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