Subvocalization

Want to Get Control of the Mind Wandering Beast? Here’s How

One of the biggest complaints I get working with new learners is complaints about mind wandering. Although there are numerous tactics that you can use for reading, here’s a brief, funny video which covers the basics. Please comment and share! Also, let me know what you think of the book. The Colbert Report Get More: […]

Speed Reading Tips: Supersonic Readers Use 4 Key Concepts and Skills to Read Super Fast

In the last 4 posts I have described 4 Key Concepts and naturally occurring skills that super fast readers apply in order to read faster than the 600 wpm threshold of traditional linear reading. This post summarizes and illustrates graphically these important keys to help you remember and encourage you to apply to your reading practice.

Speed Reading Tips: Supersonic Readers Take the Advice of the Sages – Why Not You?

Remember when you were young and went to your favorite swimming hole and couldn’t wait to dive into the water and your parents, or other adult would tell you to look before you dive in? Or, have you ever ventured out on a long road trip, did you first look at a map? Or, do […]

Speed Reading Tips: Reading Super Fast Means Accepting the Meaning Visually

(This is the second in a series of 5 posts on the keys to supersonic reading – reading at speeds above 600wpm) If we were in a conversation with each other I might say to you, “Can you imagine a pink elephant?” Immediately in your mind you would probably picture this unrealistic image of a […]

Speed Reading Tips: For Super Fast Reading Focus on Meanings, not Grammar

I’ve noticed that new students to speed reading often meet speed plateaus when developing their skills. The first speed plateau appears at around 500-600 words per minute (wpm). Here’s a tip on how to move beyond that.

Speed Reading Tips: Going Beyond Individual Words to Comprehension

In many studies of the reading process and the nature of linguistics, it has been established that the reader knows well over 90 percent of the words. It is therefore unnecessary to have to pronounce each of the words to oneself as you have already learned them. Before comprehension can be understood we must understand […]