From: Business Insider

Scientists say sorry, but speed reading doesn’t work

Business Insider:

I’ll be the first to admit it: My life would be a whole lot easier if I could speed read.

Instead of spending an hour poring over a dense scientific paper I’m writing about, I’d spend just a few minutes and understand everything perfectly.

Unfortunately, while there are plenty of businesses out there claiming they could teach me to do just that, a new study suggests those claims are basically bogus.

For the study, published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest, researchers present a series of takedowns of different arguments put forth by proponents of speed reading.

Read the whole story: Business Insider

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