21 Feb Oscar Wilde once said that “It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” Simply put. Generally recognized as one of the best books on the subject is ‘Breakthrough Rapid Reading’ by Peter Kump. Kump was National Director of Education for. The former National Director of Education for Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics. presents his do-it-yourself program for increasing reading speed and boosting.

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It then flashes words in a similar format and you can control the speed, length, etc. I read and did the exercises from this book a few years ago and my reading speed more than doubled.

And this is the case especially when you read a book not in your native language. Watch anyone’s eyes closely who is reading and you’ll see that this is the case.

Jul 11, Jevgenij rated it it was ok Shelves: I like the ranges, but I’m not a huge fan of his breakthtough on what people Need to improve on. I can achieve much higher rates with some comprehension loss.


Breakthrough Rapid Reading

Instead of hearing yoru voice in yoru head and going slowly and trying to remember and read eveyrhting, now reading to me is just setting a purpose, reading through a text many times and recalling afterwards while writing out what you read and understand. That said, I would say Summary: Spreeder makes it easy to change settings like words per minute and word chunk size. Jul 20, May rated it really liked it Shelves: However, its greatest strength is also its greatest weakness.

You feel like you want to read them all at once, just so you know what everyone was talking about. Mar 21, George Simons rated it it was amazing.

What do you consider reading? I used Spreeder during law school to help me quickly read through cases.

This is a good technique to readinng, but over time, it’s unnecessary. He lives in New York City. Speed-reading is now big business, and people who want to get ahead in life are adopting the technique to further their careers, as well as enjoy the sense of power, and freedom that reading faster provides.

This book really has changed my life. Rpid biggest because it will challenge the way you read. As of this week, I will be going through this book again and further improve my reading speed! View all 18 comments. Reading is actually a far more complicated skill than most people believe. There are ways to do this.


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But to become a fast reader, you have to practice, practice and practice I wouldn’t speed read a lot of literary texts. Jan 17, Jim is currently reading it Shelves: I recommend this book to everyone who, well, reads. This method trains you to achieve results, using passages of your choice. Jan 23, Leon M rated it really liked it Shelves: If you try to practice both skills at the peetr time, you will set yourself up for failure unless you happen to already be particularly good at one or the other.

PaperbackRevised editionpages. It’s almost one of those situations in which seeing is believing. It was really good.

Jan 03, Azri Alipah rated it it was ok Shelves: Quotes from Breakthrough Rapi Despite the fact that I was far less consistent in working through the book than I should have been, I more than doubled my reading speed without substantial loss in comprehension.