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Tips for Reading Faster

Tips for Reading Faster

  1. Always have books for pleasure. If you're not interested in what you're reading you ultimately won't read at all.
  2. It's okay not to finish reading your books and switch them. Remember the more books you read, the more fluency you'll have, and the greater the enjoyment of reading leads to being able to read harder books
  3. Build up your foundation first; both on the knowledge of the topic and of the words used. It's okay to take your time reading.
  4. Build up to harder books when you get the hang of it.

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Slow Readers

Slow Readers

Many people tend to feel embarrassed about not being able to read fast enough or are made fun of when they read slow. But the fact that reading is not a natural human ability needs to be kept in mind.

Reading is a skill that we acquire through years of development...

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Constraints to Reading

Constraints to Reading

Daniel Willingham, a cognitive scientist, deconstructed the process of reading and the constraints we face when doing so such as:

  1. Not knowing much about the topic (therefore not fully comprehending what the individual is reading);
  2. Not knowing the wo...

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never feel guilty for putting down a book and starting a new one

The habit I’ve had the most success with in increasing the number of books I read may seem like a paradoxical one. Isn’t the goal to finish more books? Why would abandoning them without hesitation be a good thing?

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Put the book down

The real cause of reading too few books is that you don't enjoy it enough.

Don't feel compelled to finish a book that has become boring, predictable or unhelpful. Start a new one. You can have many books through various states of completion. Some won't be finished, and that's okay. Reading...

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