Speed Reading, Photo Reading

Holger Wagner (Holger.Wagner@lrz.uni-muenchen.de)
Sun, 19 Apr 1998 21:24:30 +0200

A friend of mine recently pointed me to Speed and Photo Reading.
Currently, I read at about 250 words per minute. I found some companies
trying to sell "Learn PhotoReading" kits for about $250 through
MetaCrawler, and I'd really like to know what that's all about.

They claim that it's possible to read 25.000 words per minute, which I
don't consider realistic - but I'm willing to learn (that's about ONE
PAGE per SECOND, sounds more like a slow modem than a human being
reading ;-) ). If 1.000 or 2.000 wpm are possible without having to read
a book 4 to 8 times before you remember anything, it seems like a worthy

Anybody with experience on that?

Thanks for any information!


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