skimming

How To Speed Read Without Skimming

You probably know someone out there who is in a perpetual state of information overload. The main side effect of which, is the inability to properly comprehend and remember the information that reaches them through their many digital devices, and that often results in the practice commonly known as skimming. Perhaps you are even one […]

Reading Mistakes

Are You Making These 3 Reading Mistakes?

When was the last time you learned how to read? If you’re like most people, it was probably at some point early on in grade school. The problem with most educational systems is that there is little follow up in teaching students how to read more efficiently. You may have learned the basics, but very […]

Speed Reading Tips: 5 Ways to Minimize Subvocalization

Speed Reading Tips: 5 Ways to Minimize Subvocalization

Subvocalization (also known as auditory reassurance) is a very common habit among readers. It involves saying words in your head while reading and it’s one of the main reasons why 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 […]

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 […]

How To Read Faster On A Computer Screen

How To Read Faster On A Computer Screen

Using your hand as a guide is a fundamental speed-reading technique. However, it is not very practical for reading on electronic devices (desktops, laptops, tablets, etc.) – especially if the device has a touch screen. A better way to read on the computer screen involves the use of a reading technology called “rapid serial visual […]

The Simplest Way To Read Faster

The Simplest Way To Read Faster

One of the most fundamental principles of speed reading involves the use of your hand as a guide while reading (or using your pen or finger as guide). Although many speed reading programs will tell you to use your hand as a guide, not many explain why, but has to do with your eyes. There […]