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How Can I Sharpen My Mind?

How Can I Sharpen My Mind?

There are many ways to sharpen the mind. But these can be consolidated into four – eliminate or reduce stress, keep your body in good shape, exercise your brain, and take specially-designed memory courses. You should be interested in sharpening your mind to understand and recall what you read easily. In this post, we’ll tell […]

Is It Possible To Read A Book A Day

Is It Possible To Read A Book A Day

 Yes, it is possible to read a book a day. You can achieve this goal by: Learning to speed read Joining a reading challenge Adjusting your mindset Shifting between genres Choosing books you enjoy reading Keeping books with you at all times Minimizing distractions Stocking up on books Exploiting technology Borrowing time from other […]

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 […]

What Are The Major Causes of Poor Reading Ability?

What Are The Major Causes of Poor Reading Ability?

Some major causes of poor reading ability include ADHD, dyslexia, difficult text, limited vocabulary, working memory deficit, and more. You may also have trouble comprehending what you’re reading if you are disinterested or bored. There are many ways to improve your reading ability, and it does not require any drastic changes.  If you’ve ever had […]

What Are The Reading Techniques?

What Are The Reading Techniques?

The most productive reading techniques are SQ3R, skimming, scanning, active reading, detailed reading, speed reading, and Structure-Proposition-Evaluation reading. Reading techniques are approaches to reading that you can employ to become a better and more accomplished reader. The techniques will help you read faster, understand what you read better, and remember what you read better. This […]

Average Reading Speed by Age - Are You Fast Enough?

Average Reading Speed by Age – Are You Fast Enough?

The average reading rates for kids in grades 1-6 are between 80  and 185 words per minute (wpm). Teens have an average reading speed of 195 to 204 wpm. For college-aged adults, the average reading speed is between 200 and 300 words per minute. This speed declines steadily with age. Did you know that reading […]