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Training Yourself to Speed Read: A Simple Exercise

Training Yourself to Speed Read: A Simple Exercise

Here is a simple speed reading exercise you can do start training yourself to become a speed reader. Take a book you have already read in the past and start reading it again. I recommend one that is actually worth reading a second time. The point of doing this is to get yourself used to […]

Simple Speed Reading Exercise

Simple Speed Reading Exercise

In order to accelerate your reading speed over a long term you can challenge yourself to read a little faster. The average reading speed is about 200 words per minute. If you forced someone that is reading 200 words a minute to read at 250 which is 50 words per minute faster, they would probably […]

How to Boost Your Reading Speed with the Deadline Technique

How to Boost Your Reading Speed with the Deadline Technique

How Deadlines Help You Read Faster Let’s rewind the clock and think back to when we were in school when you had to write an eight-page paper. When did you write that eight-page paper? What if it was due in three weeks? Did you start writing it at the day you were assigned? Probably not, […]

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Simple Speed Reading Tip: Use Your Hand

The simplest way to speed up your reading is to use your hand (or a pen). Using your hand to guide your eyes can help you make an immediate boost in your reading speed. This is because your eyes are naturally attracted to motion, using your hand as a pacer can help to improve your […]

How to Adjust Your Reading Speed to Maximize Efficiency

How to Adjust Your Reading Speed to Maximize Efficiency

Reading with your hand is a fundamental tenet of speed reading. The reason you want to read with your hand (or a pen) is because your eyes are naturally attracted to motion. If you are reading with your hand or pen, what you can do very easily to maximize your efficiency is adjust your reading […]

The Best Way to Test Your Reading Speed

The Best Way to Test Your Reading Speed

Most people have never measured their reading speed. And even when they do, they don’t always measure the reading speed accurately. This article will discuss the best way to measure your speed with accuracy. Measuring your reading speed this way will give you a better idea of where you are as a reader. Choose 3 […]