It’s inconvenient to re-read whole paragraphs just to be able to understand them. Why this happens and what you can do about it.

You know the feeling: Somewhere in the middle of the paragraph, your thoughts wander. You think about dinner or about the trip you’re going to take next weekend. Whatever it is, you’re not thinking about the text that your boss just put in front of your face. So you read it again. “I just can’t concentrate,” is what you’re probably thinking. “I should do some memory training.” You worry your mind just isn’t what it used to be. You used to be able to concentrate much better, didn’t you?

But various studies have shown that the problem of wandering thoughts is not a matter of concentration. It’s actually more likely that you’re reading too slowly! Your brain can process a large quantity of information. If you ask too little of it – because you’re reading too slowly – your brain actually gets bored! The effect is that it tries to occupy itself with something else – namely, working on your small everyday problems.

Speed Reading helps to read faster

Reading faster is the most important method you can use to be able to both concentrate better and save time. How does that work? One way is by exercising your brain and your eyes with speedreading training.


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