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As Jan stated - the issue here is the way you read. While trying to speed read, if you always require two passes then you are trying to go too fast. Slow it down until you can successfully make a single pass, whether it be by sentence, paragraph, half page or whatever technique you use, then practice increasing that speed by small increments. Obviously if ...


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These speed-reading methods all assume that you can increase you reading speed and still understand enough. That last words is essential, and by definition, not accurately measurable. Speed-reading is in conflict with several memory processes, so there will always be a trade off. So what you experience is that enough is not enough for you. Regarding those ...


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There are a couple of good practices you can use from the speed reading scene without actually speed reading (meaning reading faster then you can comprehend / subvocalize). I would suggest the following practices which have helped me personally the most: Get a feel for the layout of the book: check the back cover and the index to get a sense of what is in ...


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I offer this only because I have a similar issue in that I have started to find it difficult to sustain the concentration necessary to enjoy reading books as much as I used to. I find myself having to reread sections, or just slow down my pace by vocalizing. Reading for pleasure became completely unpleasurable for me. However, I find I have no problem with ...



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