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This New App Makes You Read Faster Than Ever

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 02.03.2015 | Technology

Get ready to blow through all the books you've downloaded to your smartphone.

Nonfiction Book App To Eliminate Books, Reading From Reading Experience

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 12.15.2014 | Books

What’s the worst part of reading nonfiction? Is it having to sit through an entire, exhausting book? Is it having to look at words with your eyes? M...

How I Learned To Read 300 Percent Faster In 20 Minutes

Tim Ferriss | Posted 07.13.2014 | Business
Tim Ferriss

How much more could you get done if you completed all of your required reading in one-third or one-fifth the time?

Claire Fallon

You've Probably Been Thinking About Reading Totally Wrong | Claire Fallon | Posted 04.17.2014 | Books

The recent launch of the speed-reading app Spritz has thrown the reading community into something of a tizzy. By combining speed-reading ideals with e...

Read This Blog Post in Less Than a Minute!

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.25.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

University of California, San Diego, psychologists doubted the very premise of such speed reading -- that eliminating eye movements is a worthy goal. Instead, they contend, this is the "fatal flaw" in speed-reading apps -- and the reason they will never be useful for reading any text that is not easy or short.

The 'Brain App' That's Better Than Spritz

Annie Murphy Paul | Posted 05.13.2014 | Technology
Annie Murphy Paul

Spritz makers claim the app allows users to read at staggeringly high rates of speed: 600 or even 1,000 words per minute. However, when we read really fast -- especially in complex or difficult material -- our understanding of the text suffers.

How To Read Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.28.2014 | Technology

Soon you could read all 309 pages of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" in under 77 minutes. Yes, you. To get through it that quickly (a pace...

Top Tips for Acing ACT Reading Passages

Chuck Cohn | Posted 01.27.2014 | College
Chuck Cohn

It is no surprise that the ACT Reading section can seem a bit daunting. But here is the simple, reassuring truth: it's not.

Curse You Evelyn Wood -- And All You Speed Reading Book Demons

Steven Paul Leiva | Posted 10.02.2013 | Books
Steven Paul Leiva

All authors like fan letters. But indie authors (what we who are not published by the six big behemoths of American book companies call ourselves) love fan letters. It means that we somehow got on someone's radar and that makes us blipping happy.

TEST: How Fast Do You Read?

Posted 05.18.2012 | Books

In our browsing today, we came across this awesome post from Flavorwire with a quiz to determine how fast you can read. How could we not take it? O...