Are there disadvantages of reading too many books? - ProProfs Discuss
Advertisement

Are there disadvantages of reading too many books?

Asked by J. Lautner, Last updated: Jan 12, 2021

+ Answer
Request
Question menu
Vote up Vote down

1 Answer

E. Stanley

E. Stanley

E. Stanley
E. Stanley, Technical writer, Indianapolis

Answered Apr 18, 2019

Reading books requires patience and concentration and increases one’s attention span. It also allows the reader to spend more time thinking deeply about a concept. If too many books are read at once, however, it becomes harder to digest the information drawn from books and less is absorbed. More of a book will be comprehended and read if one only reads 2-3 books at a time. In order to really read a book, more is required than just reading it. The ideas may also need to be meditated upon and analyzed. This requires time to focus on it before moving on to the next topic. Too many books can result in information overload where you do not have capacity to absorb and think about all the ideas at once.

Reading books requires patience and concentration and increases one’s attention span. It also
Other disadvantages can come from the fact that you spend a lot of time sitting down and reading too often can strain your eyes if done in poor light. Because of this, although reading is good, it is best done in moderation both for physical health reasons and for an optimum reading experience.

upvote downvote
Reply 

Advertisement
Advertisement
Search for Google images Google Image Icon
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer Loader
Image Preview
Search for Google images Google Image Icon
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer Loader
Image Preview
Search for Google images Google Image Icon
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer Loader

Email Sent
We have sent an email to your address "" with instructions to reset your password.