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How Does Speed Reading Affect Comprehension?

How Does Speed Reading Affect Comprehension?

Nowadays, most people suggest speed reading to solve many reading challenges. The term has become popular among book lovers and academic scholars alike.  However, it is important to assess whether this skill impacts reading comprehension in any way. If you increase reading speed, does it affect how much value you get? Speed reading may negatively […]

How to Speed Up Reading in IELTS

How to Speed Up Reading in IELTS (Answered!)

Speeding up reading in IELTS is about unlearning subvocalization and reading in word chunks instead to increase your speed. You’ll need a good grasp of speed reading techniques and a great deal of practice in IELTS-specific reading tests.  IELTS tests are designed to test proficiency in the English language through: listening tests,  reading tests, writing […]

How to Increase Reading Speed for CAT

How to Increase Reading Speed for CAT (Explained!)

The easiest ways to improve your reading speed for CAT are by skipping passages completely, using the Poriborton Method, tracing the text with a pen or your finger, and training your eyes to increase eye span. Listen up, CAT aspirants! You probably know that a significant portion of the Verbal Ability section in the CAT […]

Speed Reading vs Intensive Reading

Speed Reading vs Intensive Reading: Differences & Similarities

Speed reading and intensive reading are both effective forms of reading, but for different purposes. While speed reading is about how to absorb information quickly and might imply a trade-off between speed and comprehension, intensive reading prioritizes comprehension above speed. To improve your reading skills, you need to apply several reading strategies. Becoming a dedicated […]

LSAT Reading Comprehension Tips

10 LSAT Reading Comprehension Tips

If you have your LSAT coming up or you are planning to take it, this article is for you.  The LSAT reading comprehension section is one of the most challenging sections for students. Many students feel they don’t have enough time to complete this section. And that’s mainly because of their inadequate preparation.  Standardized tests […]

How to Speed Read for Increased Comprehension

How to Speed Read for Increased Comprehension (Explained!)

Learning how to speed read improves not only your overall reading process but also your reading comprehension. That’s because practicing speed reading accelerates your brain processes and boosts your memory, leading to increased comprehension.  Sometimes when people come across the words “speed reading,” what immediately comes to mind are ways of reading faster than the […]