Iris Reading - Part 16

What is Dyslexia and the Systematic Approach to Treatment

One of the most common learning disabilities that people face is dyslexia. Dyslexia is a disability that makes learning language skills difficult, most commonly seen with reading. Other skills those with dyslexia face are spelling, writing, and pronouncing words. It is not precisely clear where dyslexia comes from. What researchers do know is that in […]

Who Learns Speed Reading and Why?

An executive needs a sharp mind to make the right choices for their business. Employees need to act quickly and remember their responsibilities coming from higher-ups. And students all need excellent comprehension skills to get them their degrees and get them well-paying jobs at these successful corporations. But first, how do people get an active […]

Gender Differences in Reading Comprehension

Gender Differences in Reading Comprehension (Complete Guide)

The difference in reading comprehension between males and females has been studied for a long time. Generally, according to international reading studies like PIRLS and PISA, females are better readers than males.  Several hypotheses try to explain why there is a gender difference in reading comprehension, evident amongst the 10-year-olds measured in PIRLS and even […]

What Is the Average Reading Speed? (& How You Can Improve Your Own)

Many resources indicate that the average reading speed of most adults is around 200 to 250 words per minute, which translates to two minutes per page. College students, probably because they must practice reading, move that pace up a notch to about 300 words per minute.  Admittedly, not everyone can read fast and hit the […]