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Speed Reading Basics

Speed reading is vital in today’s business and academic world, with the vast information that the internet offers, and the huge amounts of reading tasks an average manager or student faces, there is really no choice but to try and increase the intake of information. In the last forty years there has a been an explosion of information, we are living the information revolution and that requires a lot of young professionals a great deal of effort in digesting this information and making good use of it. […]

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Speed Read Faster Than Ever With These 4 Tips

Many people, particularly students, would love to be able to absorb information faster. But before retaining information, they have to go through the first stage of learning, which is reading. For many individuals who are pressed for time, speed reading has become a necessity. However, it’s not just the reading part that is important. Equally essential is for the reader to fully understand the words coming out from the book or paper. Speed reading can be learned from courses where you Learn the techniques and how to […]

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Speed Read by Scanning the Book

Teaching a child the fundamentals of reading involves helping them learn the sounds each of the letters make and then joining those sounds together to form words. It’s amazing watching and listening to a child as they string sounds together and make a word. They are thrilled and excited at their accomplishment and for the parent or teacher guiding them, it’s a wonderful moment. Children use this skill to learn new words as they begin to grow. Over time they are able to recognize words and instead […]

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Hand Positions In Speed Reading

One of the most fascinating things about watching someone speed reading is the rate at which their hand glosses over the material they are reading. It moves so quickly and for the average reader, it seems as though it’s moving much too fast for the person to be absorbing any part of the text. If you’ve always read at a natural speed, it might seem impossible to imagine that you could read several times faster. It might also seem unbelievable that you can adopt the principles behind […]

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Teaching Children to Speed Read

How many of us wish we had known how to speed read back in grade school when the teacher assigned a book report over the winter holiday break? Although reading is fundamental in the learning process, for many children it is a tedious task. They become overwhelmed because they are looking at a book of well over two or three-hundred pages and they see that as hours that could be spent outside playing in the snow or doing an activity with their family. For children who have […]

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Reason for Speed Reading

In the last few weeks I have been talking about how beneficial it can be to learn speed reading, that in this world a faster reader will have more time to put into his work and studies and that fast readers have an advantage because they can cover a lot of informational reading material while others struggle to read a sentence here and there. While I strongly believe that speed reading is the key to most of the professional needs of any industry today, the real question […]

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How the Eyes Work During Speed Reading

If you’ve ever been witness to someone speed reading the sight can be remarkable. They turn the pages of a book at breakneck speed and often their hand is skimming the length of the pages very quickly. It’s difficult to imagine that they are absorbing everything that they are reading. After all, a person reading at normal speed can sometimes even have trouble remembering what they just read. However, it is possible to read and retain all of the information in a book or magazine even when […]

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Do Strong Readers Need Speed Reading

If you’re a strong reader, do you really need speed reading? If you’re a student or professional, the answer should be obvious; it can only give you an edge. But more to the point, why keep your reading level at basic comprehension and average speed? If it’s obvious that making a small change in your life results in a big difference, it’s worth investigating. This is the case with speed reading. When you are small you learn how to read by a method called letter-by-letter reading, which […]

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Better Speed Reading Techniques

Research shows that there is a big relationship between reading rate and reading comprehension. Some people read rapidly and comprehend well; others read slowly and comprehend badly. Thus, there is some reason to believe that the factors producing slow reading are also involved in lowered comprehension. Good comprehension depends on whether you can extract and retain the important ideas that you’ve read, not on how fast you read them. If you can do this fast, then your reading speed can be increased. If you pair fast-reading with […]

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How to Speed Read Read Faster Read Better

One of the most highly regarded manuscripts dedicated to teaching speed reading is now available as an e-Book Let’s face it, the ability to read faster, and still comprehend what you’re reading, is an essential skill in today’s fast moving environment. We must read extensively if we want to be successful in our studies, or careers. There’s no doubt, learning to speed read is probably the most valuable and time saving skill you can acquire. Frankly, under today’s information pressures you must read faster and read better […]

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