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Is Speed Reading Scientifically Proven?

Is Speed Reading Scientifically Proven?

Speed reading is a scientifically proven way to increase your reading pace. The average person can read about 200-250 words per minute (wpm). However, super speed reading (three times more or 1000wpm) trades off excellent reading comprehension and accuracy. You must know what you can go through at a faster pace. That depends on linguistic […]

Are Speed Reading Courses Worth It?

Are Speed Reading Courses Worth It?

We never seem to have enough time these days. With so many articles and books to read – especially the ones shared on social media – the ability to read through information faster could be a life changer.  The idea of speed reading appeals to many people who wish to process information as effectively. Improving […]

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 […]