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Scientists say sorry, but speed reading doesn’t work


Speed Reading Promises Are Too Good to Be True, Scientists Find

Examining decades’ worth of research, a team of researchers finds little evidence to support speed reading as a shortcut to understanding large volumes of content in less time. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring neural discriminability of object features and print-speech convergence as a predictor of early reading achievement. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

New studies explore literacy development in children at risk for dyslexia and links between women's appearance-related preferences and hormones, and a study on emotion and color perception is retracted. ... More>


Observer Article

Cattell Fund Supports Collaborative Research

APS Fellows Peter C. Gordon, Lori Holt, and Greg Hajcak Proudfit will embark on sabbaticals supported by the James McKeen Cattell Fund, each using advanced methods to study a variety of cognitive and emotional processes. ... More>