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In elementary I learned to suppress the inner Dialog that goes with my reading,
to this day I can average a 500 page novel in under 3 hours.
Its why I switched to all digital, I used to have stacks of books everywhere.
It is a useful technique to learn, its cool that they have tools now to teach that, I had to just sit there and beat it into my head that I didn't have to read the words aloud in my mind.
Another advanced technique people may have seen,
Taht poelpe dnot need the wrod to be in porepr oder to raed.
So if you extrapolate that to just glancing at the first letter and last, while breezing over the middle jumble, you can also add to the increase in reading speed with practice.edit on 7-4-2014 by benrl because: (no reason given)
I have not written a thread in about 6 months, but when I saw this I wanted to share. There have been threads written about an app that can help you to read novels in hours, but its really hard to come by, and it is available for cell phones, but was wondering if there was one for a computer... and Viola! There is.
I have been working with it for about a week and I love it, its as simple as copy and paste, so you can read those awesome threads that have literally 100+ pages in a small amount of time, or even those posts that seem to go on forever.
So here it is Spreeder
BTW its not as fancy as the other, newer one, but you can copy and paste what you want and I find that very helpful for ATS forum reading