As we occupy our time with more activities, we need to be more efficient with the resources we have (mainly time). Since learning everything requires to read, here are 3 useful techniques with which you will increase both your reading speed and comprehension.
MORE IDEAS ON THIS
Since we lose focus every 25 mins using the Pomodoro Technique, we need to enter in a “focus phase” when reading, and we also need rest; a 45-50 minutes interval accompanied with some rest seems to be the best option.
Expand your perspective (by using peripheral vision), and divide each line in 2 or 3 parts, that will be your main focus points around which your peripheral vision will also work.
As humans, we tend to be attracted to movement. That’s why sports seem too fascinating to us, something that books in their essence don’t have.
Nevertheless, there is a way of making you feel attracted to movement while reading: to generate it...
More like this
Instead of aiming for speed, we should optimise for comprehension and retention.
Speed reading can help you skim to content, which is useful at times. However, speed reading cannot help you read faster and retain more information.
The speed-reading habit is making us lose our deep attention and focus, gradually shunning denser, more complicated content. Instead of optimizing for speed, we need to optimize for comprehension, deep understanding, and retention of information.
Deep or slow reading, when the brai...
Explore the World’s
Take Your Ideas
Just press play and we take care of the words.
No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.
2 Million Stashers
Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.
This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!
Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.
Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.
Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.
Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.
Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.
I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!
Read & Learn
Access to 200,000+ ideas
Access to the mobile app
Unlimited idea saving & library
Unlimited listening to ideas
Downloading & offline access
Supercharge your mind with one idea per day
Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.
I agree to receive email updates