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How to read faster

How to read faster

  • Speed reading tools:
  1. Use a visual pacer like your finger, stylus or the cursor.
  2. Reading is like exercising. So the more we practice the better we get at it.
  3. Like we can 'see' a whole word without reading each letter, practice 'seeing' more words or complete phrases in one glance.
  4. Count out loud as you are reading to reduce subvocalization (inner reading voice).
  • Challenges to reading: going back and re-reading words, outdated skills, reading silently to ourselves because we beleive if we don't hear the word, we won't understand it.

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