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Speed-Reading Apps Will Not Revolutionize Anything, Except Your Understanding


Spoilers Can Make a Joke Funnier


Speed-Reading Apps May Impair Reading Comprehension by Limiting Ability to Backtrack

New speed-reading apps eliminate the time we supposedly waste moving our eyes as we read. But these eye movements are critical to our ability to understand what we’ve read. ... More>


Life Is Short, Proust Is Long


Read This Blog Post In Less Than A Minute!

I am a slow reader, and I would love to read faster. Not poetry or novels obviously—those we should savor. But lots of non-fiction, and certainly the news. There’s simply […]... More>