Ever wonder about speed reading? Can people really learn to read and absorb 800 words per minute or a 1,000 or more? If you look at the evidence in terms of studies that have been done and even the biology of the eye, the answer is a resounding no.
My brothers and I all took an Evelyn Woods speed reading class a long time ago. We were never able to read as fast as they promised. I think I vaguely assumed it was because I didn’t practice enough. Was I right?