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Can’t Comprehend Without Subvocalization?

Can’t Comprehend Without Subvocalization? Here’s What to Do!

Reading has a lot of benefits. It improves your knowledge, memory, communication skills, etc. However, getting the enriching benefits of reading depends on how well you comprehend what you read. Reading without comprehension is a complete waste of time. It’s equivalent to the proverbial “pouring water into a basket.” To aid comprehension, most people practice […]

What Is Subvocalization in Reading

What Is Subvocalization in Reading? (Explained!)

Subvocalization is a form of silent speech. It is a subconscious trait that occurs when someone makes an internal speech to translate printed words by sound. It helps the mind to access meanings and remember the terms in a text.  Many people aren’t aware that they subvocalize while reading. However, the impact of this habit […]

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 Easy to Learn?

Is Speed Reading Easy to Learn?

Speed reading is the use of specific techniques to improve your ability to read and absorb a large amount of content quickly.  Speed reading is a very easy skill to learn, but it requires constant practice to accomplish. This will involve eliminating all bad reading habits, learning some speed reading techniques, and using adequate speed […]

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 […]