How To Read Better And Faster Author:Norman Lewis Published in 1952. — The writer states in her Preface: — "I make no claim to any originality in the techniques described in the book. Most of these techniques, I believe, reflect established practices in reading clinics throughout the country; all of them represent the procedures we follow at the Adult Reading Laboratory. Every principle in the bo... more »ok has been tested clinically with our students, and while each person does, to a certain extent, require an individual approach, the broad techniques described in this revised edition are those that were found to be most universally effective."
The book demonstrates that you are probably capable of reading 25 to 50 percent faster and helps you analyze your personal reading habits. It helps speed up your comprehension, build a large reading vocabulary, sharpen your intellectual curiosity, and develop habits of active thinking to make you a more alert and more responsive reader.
There are exercises for timing reading speed, potential reading speed, perception, comprehension, active thinking, etc.« less