Skimming is usually seen more in adults than in children.
It is conducted at a higher rate (700 words per minute and above) than normal reading for comprehension (around 200–230 wpm), and results in lower comprehension rates, especially with information-rich reading material.
Sit across from a stranger and talk about your reading interests.
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Speed Reading combines elements of speed dating and reference requests.
For example, an audience of customers at a speed reading seminar will be instructed to use a finger or pen to make these shapes on a page and told that this will speed up their visual cortex, increase their visual span to take in the whole line, and even imprint the information into their subconscious for later retrieval.
It has also been claimed to reduce subvocalization (saying words in your head rather than grasping the idea), thereby speeding up reading.
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Meta guiding is the visual guiding of the eye using a finger or pointer, such as a pen, in order for the eye to move faster along the length of a passage of text.
It involves drawing invisible shapes on a page of text in order to broaden the visual span for speed reading.
Scanning is the process where one actively looks for information using a mind-map (organizing information in a visually hierarchical manner that showcases the interrelatedness of the information for better retrievability) formed from skimming.