PhotoReading (PHOTOREAD (chant (Re-lex...Re-lex..., Four-Three-Two-One...,…
accelerated learning state
deep and even breathing
steady page turn rhythm
Keep the state... See the page...
let go of distracting thoughts
probe the mind with questions
explore parts you're attracted to
scanning quickly down the centre of text
dip into text where appropriate
similar to preview
let it incubate
20 minutes - 24 hours
titles and subtitles
text on front and back covers
table of contents
summaries, previews and review questions
first and last pages of a book
first and last paragraphs in articles
get a sense of structure
list trigger words
flip through every 20 pages and
see what words catch your attention
books - 20-25 words
articles - 5-10 words
book - 5-15 minutes
report - 3 minutes
article - 30 seconds
refine your purpose
move eyes rapidly through the text
stop on sections that attract your attention or unfamiliar
only required if desire to know more
state your purpose
what is the ultimate application of this material?
how important is this material for me?
what level of detail do I want?
how much time am I willing to commit right now to satisfy my purpose?