Illustration: Kieran Blakey

The Nuance

The Health Benefits of Revisiting Your Favorite Books and TV Shows

During Covid-19, spending time with old fictional friends could pay dividends

Spending time with fictional characters can in some ways mimic the benefits of spending time with real-world friends or loved ones.

“By watching something old, you find out you are new.”

I write about health and science. I live in Detroit with my wife and kids. I’m trying to learn German, but my progress so far is nicht gut.

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