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Is Speed Reading a Sign of Intelligence

Is Speed Reading a Sign of Intelligence? (6-Minute Read)

Speed reading allows you to rapidly recognize and absorb phrases on a page all at once, rather than identifying individual words. While there may be no strong and reliable correlation between reading speed and IQ, speed reading is still beneficial in improving one’s level of intelligence.  As it is, there is no clear consensus on […]

Is Speed Reading Easy to Learn?

Is Speed Reading Easy to Learn?

Speed reading is the use of specific techniques to improve your ability to read and absorb a large amount of content quickly.  Speed reading is a very easy skill to learn, but it requires constant practice to accomplish. This will involve eliminating all bad reading habits, learning some speed reading techniques, and using adequate speed […]

How to Improve Your Reading Speed If English Is Not Your First Language

How to Improve Your Reading Speed If English Is Not Your First Language

If English is not your first language, you can improve your reading speed by improving your English vocabulary, reading English text always, using meta guiding when reading, using a speed reading tool like AccelaReader, and taking a speed reading course. Reading speed determines how fast you access information. So, improving your reading speed will help […]

Is Speed Reading a Waste of Time?

Is Speed Reading a Waste of Time?

Speed reading is effective if you aim to cover lots of text within a short time. You use the peripheral eye to go through texts fast. If you want to retain much of what you read, accuracy and understanding are traded off when you speed read.  It is impossible to speed read technical texts that […]

How Important Is Reading Speed?

How Important Is Reading Speed?

Reading speed determines how fast you can access information. So reading fast helps you access information more quickly, helping you stay on top of the information that your success depends on. Reading is an important skill that helps you access information. However, reading at a leisurely pace may not be practicable.  As a student awaiting […]

How Can I Learn To Read Faster?

How Can I Learn To Read Faster?

To increase speed while reading, scan through the text before reading. You also need to avoid habits like subvocalization, re-reading sentences, and reading all the words that slow down your reading. Additionally, set goals, practice daily and improve vocabulary to master speed reading.  Skimming a blog post, browsing through books, or going through paperwork is […]