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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 […]

Do Deaf People Subvocalize When They Read

Do Deaf People Subvocalize When They Read? (Important Facts)

Subvocalization means sounding out words in the mind as we read them, which is how most people were taught to read. However, the case may be different for deaf people.  Most deaf people, especially those deaf from birth, don’t subvocalize when they read. They can’t associate sounds with words like hearing people. So instead, they […]

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 […]

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 […]