One common myth is that one must read everything they encounter in strict sequential order. With the exception of fiction, most informational text should not be ready from beginning to end. When reading most informational material (blogs, non-fiction, textbooks, work related material, etc.), we can unburden ourselves from strict sequence and leverage reading things out […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
There are so many awesome books, articles and blog posts out there and there and simply not enough time to read them all, right? Well I’m with you on that one! And you know what? We are not alone!
Looking for a quick way to learn the basics of speed reading? In this video, Toronto-based instructor Joseph Rodrigues takes you through a “crash course” in speed reading to help you read faster with better comprehension. This video will show you how the Iris approach to speed reading works. Share this post: More Resources: Attend […]