Friday, August 7

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Speed Reading: The Benefits of Being Able to Read Faster and Retain More Information
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Speed Reading: The Benefits of Being Able to Read Faster and Retain More Information

Remember when you were in elementary school and you’d be rewarded for your ability to read quickly and accurately? There was more to that than stickers and pizza parties, speed reading is actually really great for your brain.  Speed reading is not just about being able to read at a rapid rate. If you can read quickly, that is great, but actually retaining what you are reading is twice as important. However, speed reading is different from scanning. When you scan a document, you are quickly glancing over the material and looking for the highlights. Speed reading is where you read a document, retaining all information and key points. Being able to read rapidly is a great skill to have as you will glean all pertinent details rather than just the major bullet points. ...