Benefits Of Reading Mystery&Thriller Books

Posted by Saurabh Sinha on

Are you looking for a thrilling way to boost your overall mental health? Look no further than Mystery&Thriller books! Not only do these page-turners keep you on the edge of your seat but they also have several benefits for your mind and overall well being.

Here are some fun-facts about the benefits of reading Mystery&Thriller books.

 Number 1:

They improve cognitive function-

Solving a mystery requires critical thinking skills, and the act of figuring out the puzzle can improve your overall cognitive function.

As you delve into the plot and try to solve mystery alongside the characters, you’re constantly analysing the clues, questioning motives, and searching for hidden meanings.

This mental exercise surely will keep your mind sharp and enhance your problem solving skills.

Start unravelling the mystery!


Number 2:

They Help Reduce stress:

Reading Mystery and Thriller novels is not only a thrilling experience but its also beneficial for your mental health. These genres offer an escape from reality and allow you to focus on solving a puzzle or unravelling a mystery.

This type of concentration can help reduce stress and anxiety by giving your mind a break from the constant flow of everyday life. So next time you’re feeing overwhelmed, grab a good mystery novel and let yourself get lost the mystery!


Number 3:

Enhance Empathy:

If everything else wasn’t enough, Mystery and Thriller novels can also enhance empathy. When we read about the experiences and emotions of characters, it can help us better understand and relate to others in real life.

You’re solving the mystery with the narrators point of view and every move and decision of the narrator will make you empathise towards the character more.

 Quick FUN FACT:

 “The Mousetrap" is a murder mystery play written by the renowned English author Agatha Christie. It was first performed in 1952 and has been running continuously in London's West End ever since, making it the longest-running play in history. Interestingly, the play's twist ending is so well known that the audience is traditionally asked not to reveal it to those who have not seen the show. This has created an air of mystery and intrigue around the play, making it a must-see for fans of the genre.


Number 4:

Provides a Sense of Accomplishment:

 Reading mystery and thriller novels can give readers a sense of accomplishment. This is because these genres often involve complex plots, intriguing characters, and unexpected twists and turns that challenge readers to use their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. As readers piece together clues and try to solve the mystery alongside the characters, they feel a sense of satisfaction and achievement when they finally uncover the truth. Additionally, many mystery and thriller novels have satisfying endings that provide a sense of closure, leaving readers feeling fulfilled and satisfied with their reading experience.



 Number 5:

Improves Memory:

 Mystery and thriller novels not only provide a thrilling and entertaining reading experience, but they can also help improve our memory. When reading these genres, readers are often required to keep track of numerous characters, plot twists, and clues, which challenges our brain to remember and connect all the pieces. This kind of mental exercise can improve cognitive functioning and help strengthen memory.

 Furthermore, studies have shown that reading regularly can also improve overall brain function and prevent cognitive decline in later life. So, the next time you pick up a mystery or thriller novel, not only will you enjoy the suspenseful plot and intriguing characters, but you’ll also be giving your brain a beneficial workout.




The first Modern Detective Novel is considered to be "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allan Poe, published in 1841? It introduced the character of C. Auguste Dupin, a brilliant detective who uses his powers of observation and deduction to solve crimes, paving the way for many other iconic literary detectives such as Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot.


Number 6:

Boost your creativity:

Crime novels often require the author to come up with clever and unexpected plot twists. Reading these novels can inspire you to think outside the box and tap into your own creativity.

You might start thinking about crazy plots yourself readers :D


 All in all some of the best Crime Novels and mystery books require the reader to to use logic and reasoning to solve the mystery. This skill is important for problem solving.

Crime novels often incorporate real-life details about forensic science, police procedures, and the criminal justice system. Reading these novels can expand your knowledge and give you a deeper understanding of these topics.

You can also throw in some detective jargon vocabulary you’ve been learning from all the crime novels, of course.

So, there you have it! Crime novels aren't just a thrilling way to pass the time, they can also enhance your skills and improve your overall wellbeing. So go ahead, pick up that crime novel you've been eyeing and get lost in a world of mystery and intrigue. Your brain (and your bookshelf) will thank you!

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Hurry up and get your hands on those clues!



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