Speed reading is not magic

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Read in thought groups! When we read, our eyes make small stops along the line of text. Poor readers make many more fixations (eye stops) than good readers. Not only does this slow you down, but it inhibits comprehension because meaning is easier to pull from groups of words rather than from individual words or even single letters. Try to read in phrases of three or four words, especially in complete clauses and prepositional phrases. Your mind may internalize them as if the whole phrase is like one big meaning-rich word.

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  1. Cut up the text into three perpendicular strips. Place the pieces in front of you. Space them so that you have one-inch blanks between the strips.
  2. Read quickly. The more you practice your speed-reading the more you will understand what you are reading. Soon you will not notice the space between the strips.
  3. Shift center strip in any direction creating an even greater challenge for your brain. Lets make that brain of your work! Notice how easy it becomes.
  4. Put the strips back together - the way they started. Read the text. What do you feel? Easy isn't it!

Don't forget to say thank you to your brain! It is important congratulate yourself for your achievement. The brain is a great adapter.

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Read in units or chunks of words

When we see sentences written on paper, we see words that are separated by spaces. What we hear when we speak, though, are not words but sounds. Words are separated by spaces on paper for convenience. Reading is similar to speaking because people who are proficient readers read sentences in units of words rather than one word at a time. This skill takes practice, but if mastered is well worth the effort. Speed-reading involves training both the eye and the brain to process words on a page that are stored in a reader's subconscious.

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Keep it steady

It is also important for new speed-readers to practice smooth eye movement. One eye will always mirror the other's movements, so it is important to move them quickly and evenly when speed-reading. The jerkiness that accompanies each eye movement also slows the reader down.

Scan the text

Scan how the page is laid out, and use bold headers and captions to get an overview of the ideas and themes. Use peripheral vision; don't focus only on the logical flow of the text. Observe what you're reading with a wide-angle scope, as if you were looking at an image rather than a block of text. Use the same wide-eye span as you do when driving, looking at all that surrounds you and heading your way.

Using the wide-span approach, there are several methods in which you can "read" a page. Read paragraphs diagonally, and place emphasis on the key words. Read the page in a "Z" mode. Read in a "U" mode, moving down the page, and back up. Skim the text by reading the first sentence of each paragraph.

Try to speed up your eye movements to take in more per reading, rather than stay fixated and focused on a word. Use the help of your index finger, by moving it at a slightly faster pace than your reading speed. When reading on the Internet, scroll down quicker than you actually read.

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Speed reading technique

By using speed reading software, you can improve facilities of speed reading. You needn't practice special exercises; it is just enough to read and periodical practice. Look at free online speed reading trainings. All text contain 50% of garbage. Remove more then 50% of letters and you will read the text. Try to understand this simply idea and you speed reading will up. Human mind read the words as china hieroglyph. You can mix the letters and read the text. Try to understand this simply idea and you speed reading will up. You can read the text by groups of words. If you strips the text you can also read the text. The speed reading will by up if you wide the span eyes. Use the full version of speed reading software "Speed reading is not magic".



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