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Rehearsing What You Read To Maximize Retention

How To Maximize Reading Retention

A very important yet almost always overlooked step in the process of reading is rehearsing what you read. After a few pages, half a chapter, or certain block of time, stop for a moment and try to recall the main ideas and more salient points of the arguments just stated. You may even wish to […]

How To Deal With Graphs And Diagrams

How To Deal With Graphs And Diagrams

Graphs, diagrams, and charts can sometimes make reading a little more difficult. So it’s important to know how to deal with these situations when you come across them. There are a few tips and techniques we can employ to assist us in deciphering them. The first tip is to do a brief “preview” of the […]

How to Improve Concentration While Reading And Avoid Rereading

How to Improve Concentration While Reading And Avoid Rereading

Being actively engaged in your reading is easier said than done. All of us have at some point struggled through dry, overly dense, technical, tedious, or boring reading material. One way to stay engaged is with a basic technique called active reading. The first step is to utilize your hand while reading. Because your eyes […]

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 […]