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    Speed Reading

    I have been tempted to try one of these courses, but am afraid they are a total scam. Has anyone tried a speed reading course?



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    Re: Speed Reading

    yes its real. it involves bypassing your trachea in the reasing process, trying to read with your brain. brain = faster than throat.



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    Re: Speed Reading

    Quote Originally Posted by rahtotheames View Post
    yes its real. it involves bypassing your trachea in the reasing process, trying to read with your brain. brain = faster than throat.
    Any specific experience or recommendation?



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    Re: Speed Reading

    Quote Originally Posted by balken View Post
    Any specific experience or recommendation?
    Uh well I remember when I took it at the local college, the first exercise they had us do was read blocks of text while counting to four consecutively. I think the average person reads 200-300 words per minute, but if you are able to bypass using your throat (subconsiously) you can get up to 1000 wpm.



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    Re: Speed Reading

    Using your trachea to read? How do you do that?

    Not being a smartalek, just would like to know more about that.



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    Re: Speed Reading

    Quote Originally Posted by balken View Post
    I have been tempted to try one of these courses, but am afraid they are a total scam. Has anyone tried a speed reading course?
    English 200, 1967 at ISU only non jock in the class The course did help me read a lot faster as I only learned when I READ THE COURSE WORK TWICE.


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    Re: Speed Reading

    Deos it hvae smoehtnig to do wtih taht Pircneotn eprxeimnet taht syas olny the frsit and lsat ltetrs need to be in the crorcet palce for you to be albe to raed a wrod?



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    Re: Speed Reading

    Quote Originally Posted by SeattleClone View Post
    Deos it hvae smoehtnig to do wtih taht Pircneotn eprxeimnet taht syas olny the frsit and lsat ltetrs need to be in the crorcet palce for you to be albe to raed a wrod?

    That post suggests you have too much time on your hands. And I could read it.

    I guess I'm the speediest reader! Go me!


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