These 7 Tips Will Help You πŸ‘πŸΌ Better Remember πŸ€” What You Read πŸ“š ...

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There are plenty of reasons why you may need to retain the information you read.

You may be learning the lines to a play, or you may have to write a report on the text, you may even be revising for an exam in which you will be tested on the content.

No matter what your reasons, you will find these tips incredibly useful.

1. Determine the Purpose of Your Reading

Determine the Purpose of Your Reading

Your mind needs a reason to engage.

You may β€œknow” you are reading something to learn it, but go a little further and determine what you intend to get out of the process.2

If you are already aware that the text may be boring, then set yourself goals on how much you will get done, how much you may absorb, and how much attention you are going to pay to each chapter.

The latter element is important because you cannot assume that you will find all chapters equally engaging or useful.

Maybe give yourself a break and allow yourself to skim read a few of the less important chapters.

2. Speed-read First

Speed-read First

Actually look over the page before you start reading.

It may seem like a waste of time, but try a quick skim read before you actually read the text.2

It seems like you are wasting valuable seconds, but you are trying to learn what is on the page, so it pays to assign a little more time and attention to the task.

As you skim read, your mind may grasp a few of the concepts or ideas within the text.2

As you fully read the page, you may notice that some of the concepts and ideas stick with you a little better than they may have done otherwise.

Again, it seems like a bit of a time vampire, but the benefits will pay off eventually.

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