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How To Read Faster Using The “Deadline Technique”

How To Read Faster Using The “Deadline Technique”

Deadlines make us more productive. When we’re faced with a tight deadline, we find ways to focus and improve our efficiency. Knowing this, we can use deadlines as a way to improve our reading efficiency. The “Deadline Technique” is very simple to follow. Here’s all you need to do: 1. Figure out how much time […]

How To Read Groups of Words

How To Read Groups of Words

When we are little, you are taught to read one word at a time. However, our vocabulary improves as you we older, and we’re capable of reading groups of words. But just because people are capable of this, it doesn’t mean they actually do it. Part of the reason why people read slowly is because […]

How To Reduce Subvocalization

How To Reduce Subvocalization

Are You Hearing Your Own Voice in Your Head? If you’re hearing yourself in your head while reading, that is because this is how most people were taught to read; to say the words silently in their head. This habit is called subvocalization, and although common, it is one of the main reasons why people […]

Start Increasing Your Speed With This Basic Drill

Start Increasing Your Speed With This Basic Drill

Learning to read faster takes practice, and like many other skills that you practice, there are drills and exercises that can be done to improve your reading skills. One particular exercise that can be useful to practice is the basic “speed drill.” Speed drills help you improve your reading speed by forcing you to see […]

How To Read Faster On A Computer Screen

How To Read Faster On A Computer Screen

Using your hand as a guide is a fundamental speed-reading technique. However, it is not very practical for reading on electronic devices (desktops, laptops, tablets, etc.) – especially if the device has a touch screen. A better way to read on the computer screen involves the use of a reading technology called “rapid serial visual […]

The Simplest Way To Read Faster

The Simplest Way To Read Faster

One of the most fundamental principles of speed reading involves the use of your hand as a guide while reading (or using your pen or finger as guide). Although many speed reading programs will tell you to use your hand as a guide, not many explain why, but has to do with your eyes. There […]