• Bob Scott has read and retained 85% of 422,000 in 1 minute so that is 7033.33 words per second. Two students, a sixteen year old boy and a thirty-five year old accountant, exceeded 175,000 words per minute and were still climbing. The accountant, Bob Scott, decided to continue working with the method once a week to find his limit. A few weeks later, he peaked at an amazing 422,000 words per minute and tested with 85% comprehension on completely foreign material. Mr. Welch then felt sure he had found an entirely new method of speed-reading, or something like speed-reading, that when taught, produced unbelievable results with virtually anyone.
  • Hmm, good question, and I have no idea. I just thought about it and realized I don't think in words as much as I do shapes. I'm a visual person, and so as I just read the answer I just typed, this is kind of what was in my head "??. !?, _!_!_ <><><><><OOOO[][][][]". Which when I look at it, means Hmm, good question, I don't know, shapes not words.
  • 6-13-2017 has a book that explains how to teach kids to do that.

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