Researchers from Harvard University conducted a study, which proved that bedtime stories help children to quickly assimilate information about the world and master some skills. Reading at night, scientists believe, should be practiced with parents the birth of a child.
In addition to accelerated mental development, constant contact with the child before bedtime will ensure a friendly family relationship which will be easier to maintain later years. Especially pronounced effect scientists noticed that when fathers read stories to their daughters.
Reading to a child is not just interesting stories. While reading kids learn new words, behaviors of characters, learn about morals and rules of conduct. Formed contact between parent and child helps in building cordial relationship on trust.