10 tips for speedreading

Jonathan is planning to publish several speedreading tips in lifehacker.uk. While we are waiting patiently for approval, here are alternative tips by yours truly. Knowledge is intoxicating. Knowledge feeds our imagination, give us mental strength and resilience, fuels modern technology and economy – it is a key component of making us truly human (and possibly …

Good and bad multitasking when reading

Some of our students point to Eyal Ophir’s work to demonstrate that multitasking is bad. While we do not argue with dangers of bad multitasking, we provide several concepts and training exercises that reduce the damage caused my multitasking. There is a big difference between true multitasking (e.g. dealing with several issues at the same …

When you should read slowly

When you mastered speedreading, slow reading is not an easy task. We describe the reasons for slow reading, the difficulties that rise when reading slowly and how to deal with them. Recently I read an article on reading slowly. Reading slowly is a hard task for superlearner. Suddenly you have all this time and nothing …

Creating and using stylized markers

This is a basic and deep post that could be added to the course. It requires a bit more time and effort than a regular post on this site. I do suggest to visit all the links within and think about integrating it in your superlearning skillset. During the course we teach our students to …

Short-term visual memory training

We are building a mobile app and want your help! To join our beta testing please email info@keytostudy.com. Please notice the web page is built for the initial experience and is not appropriate for daily use. In short term visual memory training you see several letters in front of you for a second, and then …

Making markers for the new stuff

When creating mental markers for the concepts we do not have generic markers for, we need to balance the generic nature of a marker with ability to generate and retain specific markers. The visual markers we use are actually very specific and have a lot of details encoded into them, but these details are not …

Subvocalization suppression training

The brain cannot efficiently perform two vocalizations at the same time. This training not only teaches you speedreading, but also opens you to efficient multitasking. This exercise is the simplest way to reduce subvocalization when reading text line by line. Choose to visualize one marker per line. You are allowed to subvocalize 1-2 words per …

How long does it take to generate a marker? – Part 1

One of the most interesting questions starring in the latest discussions is : “How long does it take to generate a visual marker?”. When we describe generation of visual markers we include several different activities, that light up different parts of the brain. Some of them take longer, others are lightening fast. Moreover, the complexity …

Visual angle training

One of the best training methods when learning saccades is called “Shultz table”. By focusing on the number in the centre of the box and clicking on the number outside of the centre anyone can improve the periphery vision to handle longer saccades. Be careful to rest between sessions, so that your eyes do not …

Proposed training schedule

Welcome to the keytostudy training resources. If you have any issues with any page on this site please email info@ketostudy.com only. Almost all of our students on day one want to see the training schedule that will take them to their goal. With the release of the new courses, we decided to migrate to syllabus …