1984

Speed Reading The Classics: 1984 [VIDEO]

In celebration of National Reading Month, today we showcase a classic work of literature as run through our AccelaReader web app. The dystopian classic 1984, just in time for the upcoming elections! Note: In this video, AccelaReader will be set at 400 words per minute (WPM), and 2 words at a time. Click on each […]

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 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 […]