Thanks so much for this post, speed reading is something I really want to learn to do properly and this is very helpful! Here are some comments that fit with my experience;.
God I wish I learned some of these techniques in time for University.
He's got a stack of information to read through, and the clock is ticking. To determine your current reading speed, take your practice book which should lay flat when open on a table and count the number of words in 5 lines. Really sweet man. Yet after 30-60 seconds, the brain starts to learn and expand that. Out of curiosity, how do these techniques and the protocol overall apply to non-English texts?
After conditioning the brain to read this way, can you simply gear back down and read at a normal pace? Keep leading us to the promised land, Tim.
Speed readers and skimmers tend to have the same level of understanding of text that is processed at the same speed, and comprehension is greatest when reading without either technique. Photoreading never heard of that I shall investigate, thanks.. I swear Tim Ferris has one of the greatest marketing minds of our generation.
A post you may like: Every day, we learn a lot: I already haphazardly picked up speed reading principles and do use them when comprehension load is light. I have heard of photoreading, and although, the concept seems to be fine, I never liked it.
Next Article. Sometimes I imagine without timestopping , that speedreading goes faster when photoreading ahead.
You won't read every word, but your eye will land on what is important to allow you to grasp the basic idea. These techniques can all help you to read more quickly, but are they appropriate for what you're trying to achieve?
My instructor shared this with us: Increase Your Reading Speed and Comprehension.
Want to do it faster and spend less time on anything you read? We are desperate.
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Hi Wedward, I just bought a new Kindle and you can use the back of a pen or your finger, no problem. Unlike Spiritz that works the same way as Speeder does, Outread uses another technique. This is very true.