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Is Subvocalization a Bad Reading Habit? (8-Minute Read)

Is Subvocalization a Bad Reading Habit? (8-Minute Read)

Subvocalization can be a good thing for those who want to sound out words and understand their meaning. However, it can also interfere with your comprehension and your ability to remember what you’ve read.  When subvocalizing, you’re not giving your full attention to the text, which can make recalling what you’ve read difficult. If you […]

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 […]

Speed Reading Tips: 5 Ways to Minimize Subvocalization

Speed Reading Tips: 9 Ways to Minimize Subvocalization

Subvocalization (also known as auditory reassurance) is a widespread habit among readers. It involves saying words in your head while reading, and it’s one of the main reasons people read slowly and have trouble improving their reading speed. Many speed-reading programs tend to exaggerate and will falsely claim that the key to speed reading is […]