Speed reading, text skimming and photoreading are quick ways of scrolling text. In two previous posts we have clarified the differences between fast reading and texts skimming HERE and between fast reading and photoreading HERE. The main difference between fast reading and the other two methods is the way the text is scrolled. In case of fast reading the texts are read in full. In the case of scanning and photoreading the texts are read truncated, incompletely.
Hence, their main drawback is that understanding of the text so far is affected more or less, depending on how much information has been omitted.
However, the three methods can be used additionally. Read on to see how!
Speed reading is a necessity today. We have more to read. As a result, various techniques have been developed to cover the texts we want to read as quickly as possible.
Photoreading is part of these fast text crossing techniques. And yet, photoreading is NOT a fast reading method! Why?
Let's look at the differences between fast reading and photoreading:
Photoreading is a complex method used to quickly navigate longer texts such as novels, short stories, and generally extensive content books.