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Is Speed Reading a Waste of Time?

Is Speed Reading a Waste of Time?

Speed reading is effective if you aim to cover lots of text within a short time. You use the peripheral eye to go through texts fast. If you want to retain much of what you read, accuracy and understanding are traded off when you speed read.  It is impossible to speed read technical texts that […]

Text Comprehension Exercises You Can Practice at Home

Text Comprehension Exercises You Can Practice at Home

Some of the things you can practice at home to help you understand what you read are skimming, making connections, visualizing, summarizing, making inferences, and discussing.  Reading is a waste of time and effort if there is no comprehension. However, even though text comprehension is essential to readers at all levels, it is something that […]

Why Do I Forget Things So Easily?

Why Do I Forget Things So Easily?

Forgetfulness is common at all ages and usually worsens for psychological, neurochemical, and physiological reasons. You are tidying up your place, getting rid of all the clutter, when you suddenly remember you had to call your mom. You make your way to the living room to get your phone, and suddenly you forget why you […]

What Should We Do to Avoid Laziness

What Should We Do to Avoid Laziness?

Laziness is the reluctance or no motivation to exert effort in starting to carry out the tasks assigned. A few ways to avoid laziness include setting realistic and manageable goals, positive self-talk, breaking down tasks, and having a healthy lifestyle. Research studies have shown that laziness negatively affects one’s performance and productivity regardless of whether […]

How Do You Measure Personal Productivity?

How Do You Measure Personal Productivity?

You can measure productivity against benchmarks such as goals, work performance, income, and networks. As for tracking productivity, time logging, calculating personal productivity ratio, and determining productivity sinks are excellent options.   Personal productivity is when you efficiently complete tasks that lead you closer to your goals while balancing all areas of your life. Productivity makes […]

What Is the Best Memory Game for Adults?

What Is the Best Memory Game for Adults?

The best memory games for adults develop critical thinking, vocabulary, and strategy skills. Sudoku, Chess, and Puzzles are considered the most effective memory games for adults.   Playing memory games is one of the best strategies for adults to build a strong mind. Memory games enhance brain function, helping adults develop stronger attention, concentration, and focus.  […]