Posts Tagged ‘reading’

Read faster!

Monday, October 17th, 2011

We live in what is known as the “knowledge economy”. That means there is an incredible amount of material to read and absorb on a daily basis.


Because of this there is a vibrant speed-reading industry where you can pay money to take courses that offer to increase the number of words per minute that you can read.


What if there was another, simple answer? The Viva-Lite Finnish partners – AD-Lux – did some simple tests of reading times and found that most of the subjects were reading 20% faster under the full-spectrum bulb than they were under standard bulbs. It’s a simple yet effective change you can make in your work and home environment today.



A funny Colour and Reading Speed Test

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

The following test is not only fun but also an eye opener to the way we study, read and so on. But let’s go right to it.



1) Name the following colours aloud from up to down. Say aloud, as if there is nobody else in your room. So start from “red”:

Test 1