Buzan Tony : Speed Reading

Buzan Tony : Speed Reading

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By (author) Tony Buzan

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  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 203mm x 15mm | 204g
  • Publication date: 30 January 1991
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0452266041
  • ISBN 13: 9780452266049
  • Edition: 3
  • Edition statement: 3rd
  • Sales rank: 209,093

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Dramatically increase your reading speed, comprehension, and retentionTony Buzan, world-famous expert in the field of the brain and the inventor of Mind Mapping, has gained international recognition with the methods outlined in Speed Reading. While it contains the traditional information on speed reading, this is the first book on the subject to utilize the latest discoveries about the astounding potential and intricate workings of your brain.In an easy-to-understand, direct style this classic guide provides: New approaches to reading, study, concentration, and learning Self-help tests designed to stimulate interest in different areas of knowledge Measurement of your speed and comprehension to broaden your expertise.This newly revised Third Edition offers state-of-the-art techniques for improving reading speed and comprehension, from the simplest level to the most complex."

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Tony Buzan is the author of the international bestseller The Mind Map Book. He lectures worldwide and is published in one hundred countries and in thirty languages. He advises multinational companies like HSBC, Oracle, Barclays International, and Hewlett-Packard; governments, leading businesses, educational groups, and international Olympic athletes."

Table of contents

Speed ReadingEditor's Foreword Part One: About Reading 1. The Starting Point – Check Your Normal Reading Speed and Comprehension Self Test 1 – The Intelligence War 2. Reading – A New Definition 3. The Common Reading Problems – Subvocalisation, Finger-Pointing, Regression and Back-Skipping – New Approaches to Overcoming Them Self Test 2 – Introduction to Psychology 4. Improving Your Concentration and Increasing Your Comprehension Part Two: Your Amazing Eyes 5. Gaining Control of Your Eye Movements to Increase Your Speed and Comprehension 6. Guiding the Eyes – A New Speed and Range Reading Technique 7. Eye-Deal External and Internal Environmental Range Reading Conditions Self Test 3 – Methods of Science 8. Developing Advanced Skimming and Scanning Skills 9. Meta-Guiding Towards 'Photographic Memory' Reading Levels Self Test 4 – History Part Three: Developing Advanced Range Reading Skills 10. Keeping the Beat – Multiplying Your Speed by the New Metronome Training Method Self Test 5 – The Major Musical Instruments 11. Mind Mapping – A New Dimension in Thinking and Note-Taking 12. Using Knowledge of Paragraph Structure to Increase Speed and Comprehension 13. Previewing – Your Mental Reconnaissance Self Test 6 – Art – Primitive to Christian 14. Developing Your Mastermind Vocabulary (I) Prefixes and Exercises 15. Developing Your Mastermind Vocabulary (II) Suffixes and Exercises 16. Developing Your Mastermind Vocabulary (III) Roots and Exercises Part Four: Using Your Eye/Brain Systems – Applications 17. The Mind Map Organic Study Technique (MMOST) – How to Prepare Self Test 7 – Art – Gothic to National Schools 18. Getting Control of Your Newspapers Self Test 8 – Astronomy 19. The Logic of Logic 20. Getting the Full Value from Literature and Poetry Self Test 9 – The History of Communications 21. Creating Your Knowledge File – Your Brain's External Data Bank 22. What You Have Accomplished So Far – Your Extraordinary Possibilities For the Future Self Test 10 – The Enchanted Loom – Your Brain Self Test Answers Appendix Bibliography Index