Three Things Speed Reading Isn’t

Speed Reading is often misunderstood. There are some accelerated reading training courses which promise speeds in excess of 25,000 words per minute (wpm). If anyone can substantiate this with proper validated test results then I would love to incorporate this into our training. However, I have never seen evidence that such speeds are possible with acceptable comprehension. It doesn’t matter how fast you turn the…

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Can Children Speed Read and Should Schools Teach Speed Reading?

One of the biggest barriers to overcome when teaching adults to speed read is unlearning bad habits such as back-skipping, wandering eyes and long fixation times. If children are taught some of the principles of Speed reading from the outset they will be far more successful. Children often naturally point to words with their fingers as they learn to read. This is traditionally seen as…

Is it possible to speed read scientific books?

Although speed reading can be used for any type of written material, it is probably most powerful for extracting information from non-fiction, well laid out textbooks including Science and other technical subjects. Often students seem to treat textbooks like a linear monologue. “‘Where shall I begin, please your Majesty?’ he asked. ‘Begin at the beginning,’ said the King, gravely, ‘and go on till you come…

Speed Reading Instructor Course with Phil Chambers

This course is one of Tony Buzan’s Core Courses including Mind Mapping, Speed Reading and Memory. This event is specifically for training Tony Buzan Licensed Instructors in Speed Reading. This course will qualify you to run your own Speed Reading Courses utilising the Tony Buzan Brand and Intellectual Capital. The two day event is hosted by the Chief Arbiter of the World Speed Reading Championship…

Phil Chambers confused

I Hear Voices in My Head!

“Hearing voices no one else can hear isn’t a good sign, even in the wizarding world.” ~J. K. Rowling “Get along with the voices inside of my headYou’re trying to save meStop holding your breathAnd you think I’m crazy” ~ Eminem featuring Rihanna – The Monster When reading, virtually everyone hears a voice inside their head saying the words as they’re read. You’re not going…