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I'm afraid that my experience is that the 10,000 hour rule holds true for reading. Getting something you already want to read and getting started is likely the best way to improve speed and comprehension. When you need to read something that holds no intrinsic interest for you, the skills you developed reading stuff you enjoy will often be transferable. ...
This has no scientific basis whatsoever, but it works for me. If I know I will be looking at a display for long periods, I set a timer for 30 minutes and adjust my screen brightness each time it goes off. Sometimes brighter, sometimes less bright. I find that my eyes seem to get less tired throughout the day when I do this.
My personal guess is that what makes it harder to concentrate on a computer screen is a bunch of these factors: computer display backlight - flickering fluorescent or LED backlight most probably acts directly on your brain (anybody help with research citations, please?). Anyway think of it this way - staring all day at a fluorescent lamp (even though ...
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