Blog | Iris Reading - Part 25
Purpose Driven Reading

Purpose Driven Reading

If you’re trying to read more efficiently, you need to have a strategy and a specific purpose before you start. For most readers encountering new material, there is a natural tendency to simply begin at the top and just start reading. This may seem natural to most people, but it’s not the most optimal way […]

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 […]

Improving Your Comprehension By Adjusting Your Reading Speed

Improving Your Comprehension By Adjusting Your Reading Speed

In an earlier article, we explained how using your hand as a pacer can improve your reading speed (see “The Simplest Way To Read Faster”). We’ll now build on this technique by introducing a simple way for you to improve your comprehension. The concept is simple: adjust your reading speed based on where you are […]

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 […]