skimming

How To Speed Read Without Skimming

You probably know someone out there who is in a perpetual state of information overload. The main side effect of which, is the inability to properly comprehend and remember the information that reaches them through their many digital devices, and that often results in the practice commonly known as skimming. Perhaps you are even one […]

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 […]

7 Steps To Maximize Comprehension

7 Steps To Maximize Comprehension

Step #1: When Are You Most Productive? Figure out your peak performance period. This is the time of day where you are most focused. For some people, it’s the morning, and for others, it might be the middle of the day or at night. Try to utilize this time for your most important reading. Step […]

Leveraging Web Technology to Quickly Boost Comprehension

Leveraging Web Technology to Quickly Boost Comprehension

In the endeavor of speed reading, one must leverage any and all techniques to help them. Utilizing the web, software, and applications are no exceptions. While the web can be a source of infinite distraction, it can also provide us with immediate and valuable information. Before you begin reading your material, pause for a moment […]

10 Tips On How to Focus On Boring Reading Materials

10 Tips On How to Focus On Boring Reading Materials

Reading should always be an enjoyable experience! It certainly should be, considering most of us do it every day. Students and professionals can end up dedicating 3 to 5 hours each day to the task of reading. In a perfect world, all the material that we read would be compelling and interesting. However in reality, […]