Audiobooks are currently the fastest growing part of the book industry. Readers of this type of book format are noticing the positive benefits on their overall mental health.
Given that people are spending more and more time using their eyes to look at screens every day, listening to audiobooks give them a chance to rest their overworked eyes while they use their ears to work their brain.
There may be also a social component to it as well, as we are literally listening to another person’s voice when we listen to audiobooks and it may stimulate our subconscious need to connect with people, social creatures that we are.
With the news that audiobooks can be great for our health, they will undoubtedly grow more popular with more and more people.
Read more about how audiobooks can be beneficial for your health at the Good eReader.