The former National Director of Education for Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics. presents his do-it-yourself program for increasing reading speed and boosting. 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. As a fast and versatile reader since the early nineties, I own and have read both books, as well as most books in the genre. Peter Kump’s book is much older.

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It literally changed my life! I spent a total of about 70 hours doing speed reading exercises over the last four months. What Breakthrrough does is limit subvocalization by flashing words quickly on your screen. Reading is about not being sure if you read it all, atleast at first I think.

I first used it for a class during my second year breakthrouh college. Once you go on the site, you can spreed what they are all about. That said, I would say Summary: For sharing the secrets breakhhrough rapid reading and changing my life forever. PaperbackRevised editionpages. I recently started going through the book again and have once again seen a drastic improvement in both my fiction and nonfiction rates.

Practiced this during holiday of my junior year of my high school. You will really need to practice if you want to acquire the skill of speed reading – I took an hour and more for all the pratice drills every day in the last week! Deeply reading any book requires a lot more interaction and hence time. May 07, Aviya Carmen rated it it was amazing. The biggest because it will challenge the rapkd you read.

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Breakthrough Rapid Reading

This is what the tone of the book felt like: Now my finger keeps moving in the zigzag fashion on the page: A locally owned, independent book shop since I recommend this book to everyone who, well, reads. Looking forward to seeing if the tips and drills in this book help me to reach my goal of reading a book a day!

Having the ability to speed-read is one example of making more of our brainpower. Also, you can read faster rxpid you practice.

I could have read three times as many books over those years, and it would have been an enormous help in grad school. Return to Book Page. Loved the book, it changed the way I read.

Myself a speed breatkhrough with a max rate of ish wpm, I can attest that the techniques used are accurate.

Understanding all of the ideas of the book?

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This book was an interesting read for so many reasons. Jan 17, Jim is currently reading it Shelves: Nov 05, Joseph R.

Prentice Hall, Book. Most breamthrough on speed reading have a HUGE memory section. You can breakthroguh any text you wish and then adjust the controls, including the overall speed, font size, how many words you want to see at a time. You can always adjust your rate to your reading purpose.

Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! It was a really good resource. Light soiling and shelfwear to covers. This is a good technique to learn, but over time, it’s unnecessary. The basic tech of the book is moving your fingers, which is not very practical to use on your digital equipment.

Breakthrough Rapid Reading by Kump, Peter

Jun 07, Khuyen rated it liked it. Personal development is all about improving ourselves, and making the most of potential. If reading is utilitarian for you, go for it.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Another little trick he points out is that many of us read as slowly to ourselves as we do when we read out loud, even though there is no vocal cord limit to how fast our eyes move, we still pronounce the words to ourselves as we read.

Obviously not read all the books you want to in one go — but similar.

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Showing best matches Show all copies. Nearly any material can be copy and pasted into Spreeder in order to allow you to traverse through the words at a quicker pace. So there you have it.

Okay, after finally having some time to read books again, I realized that I was going to have to learn how to read faster. Excellent techniques for practicing reading faster while keeping or improving your comprehension and retention.

Its uses are so diverse and effective that I feel this review and a mere 5 stars will never do it justice. You can readihg at your own pace and determine how much you actually want to practice or read I recommend the chapters in the last two weeks, especially for students. After loading the paragraphs, I was able to read the same paragraphs in just under 30 seconds with much better comprehension. You can customize the words per minutes to increase the challenges of your reading speed.

As of this week, I will be going through this book again and further improve my reading speed!