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 […]
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!
This is day #25 of the One Book, One Day challenge. We’re going to speed read The Turn of the Screw by Henry James at 500 words per minute (WPM) using AccelaReader.com. Is 500 WPM Too Fast? Take Our Speed Reading Course To Keep Up! About the Book: The Turn of the Screw, originally published in 1898, is a […]
Here is a simple speed reading exercise you can do start training yourself to become a speed reader. Take a book you have already read in the past and start reading it again. I recommend one that is actually worth reading a second time. The point of doing this is to get yourself used to […]
How Deadlines Help You Read Faster Let’s rewind the clock and think back to when we were in school when you had to write an eight-page paper. When did you write that eight-page paper? What if it was due in three weeks? Did you start writing it at the day you were assigned? Probably not, […]