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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 […]

Start Increasing Your Speed With This Basic Drill

Start Increasing Your Speed With This Basic Drill

Learning to read faster takes practice, and like many other skills that you practice, there are drills and exercises that can be done to improve your reading skills. One particular exercise that can be useful to practice is the basic “speed drill.” Speed drills help you improve your reading speed by forcing you to see […]

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 […]

How To Accurately Measure Your Reading Speed

How To Accurately Measure Your Reading Speed

The first step you must take to accurately measure your reading speed is to first understand that most of the reading material you encounter will generally fall into three content categories: Easy reading material Medium-level reading material Difficult reading material If you want to accurately measure your reading speed, you should do so for all […]

A Need For Speed Reading?

A Need For Speed Reading?

Sometimes we get asked the question… Is there really a need for speed reading? If we force ourselves to read the material faster, won’t that just take a way from the whole enjoyment of reading? Normally when it comes to our workshops, the need for speed reading is usually fuelled by the demands to consume […]