Increase Your Reading Rate

With so much information available these days, isn’t it nice to learn to speed read? Scott Young has listed techniques to double your reading rate.

The highlights are:

1. Motivate and engross yourself, this will prevent your mind from wandering.
2. Avoid distractions such as TV, radio, noise etc.
3. Use pointers – finger or the cursor
4. Skim through the “fillers”, focus on important points.
5. Reduce subvocalization – Practice reading without moving your lips.

You may also find these articles useful:

    Speed Reading Techniques
    How to Learn Speed Reading – Wikihow
    Speed Reading – Mindtools.com
    Maximize your reading effectiveness
    Speedy Reading
    Test your reading speed – an online tool
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