More on speed reading

10 Feb

Last week I blogged on speed reading.

One interesting area of research is rapid serial visual presentation  (RSVP) of words. Unfortunately, while RSVP can significantly increase reading speed for short texts, the available evidence suggests that comprehension suffers for longer texts.

However, here is a Quantified Self video making the case for RSVP

Kyrill Potapov: Finding My Optimum Reading Speed from Quantified Self on Vimeo.

2 Responses to “More on speed reading”

  1. 03alwi February 10, 2016 at 8:36 am #

    Yes, the brain is not wired to do both: speed reading and comprehending long text at the same time.

  2. Enrique Guerra-Pujol February 10, 2016 at 12:17 pm #

    I’ve always been very dubious about “speed reading”

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