Is Speed Reading A Hoax? A Look At The Evidence.

How can that be, you ask?

They’re absolutely right!

“Although acuity is lower in the parafovea than in the fovea, information in the parafovea is not completely ignored.”

Wait, what?

An example of the type of experiment the authors used to prove that we *do* use the parafovea for improving comprehension and previewing.
The Schultz Table, one of the most common strategies for training the mind to recognize further out into the parafovea.

Again, they’re absolutely right.

Why, yes! I agree!

Another example of an experiment used to test if we actually use the parafovea (we do).
A diagram used in our speed reading course to demonstrate how to structure the movements of your eye (fixactions).
A common experiment used to demonstrate the role of subvocalization in reading.

Wasn’t this supposed to be a research paper debunking speed reading? Where is the criticism here?

NO $#!*!!!

How about some studies with realistic claims, like 600–700 words per minute?

But look, guys. I’ll be honest here.

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Entrepreneur, Author, Life Enthusiast. Host of the SuperHuman Academy Podcast 🎙 Get a Free Copy of My 🧠Book Now: http://superhumanacademy.com/freebook

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