February 24th, 2011
With everyone looking to increase their reading speed, it’s no wonder the market is awash with computer software to help people learn. Speed-reading is a skill many people want to acquire as they follow the yellow-brick road to a better life, that better job, or attain a skill that simply betters their social standing.
But given the choice, which is the pick of the products currently available? Read the rest of this entry »
February 11th, 2011
7 Speed reading has consistently been rated the best speed reading software. For more information on this software including reviews and ratings, please see the 7 Speed Reading Official Site.
February 4th, 2011
We are taught to read at a very early age, but when we have learned the basics, and start reading for ourselves without help, that is more or less the end of the teaching. You are left to your own devices. How fast we read depends on our ability to follow the sequence of words in front of us, which generally runs from left to right on the printed page here in the western world.
How fast an individual reads is Read the rest of this entry »
February 1st, 2011
Skimming, meta-guiding, photo reading, mind mapping, speed-reading. These are the main techniques that can be used to enable people to read faster. They are all similar in many ways, and yet there are crucial differences to be aware of.
Skimming is as the name suggests, the process of literally skimming through sentences looking for indications to the meaning of that sentence. This method relies on picking up on certain words that appear relevant to the “skimmer,” and guessing the rest of the words. Read the rest of this entry »