Interesting about reading!

Posted by Alex 26/05/2022 0 Comment(s)

Do you know that people began to read twice as much as 20 years ago? Today, people read a lot, these are endless messages on social networks and instant messengers, news feed, advertising, articles for work, reading descriptions before buying any equipment, and much more. All this is a tribute to modern progress. But reading books is not a substitute for anything. It is reading that helps a person to improve like no other way. Reading books is a universal way to keep youth and sanity of mind even in extreme old age. The ability to translate words into visual and sound images and this has a good effect on cognitive functions. When you read, your vocabulary becomes richer, your memory improves, and you yourself become an interesting, virtuoso storyteller.


   Here are interesting facts about reading that will make you look at this type of pastime in a new way. Choose a book and you will never regret it!


1. While reading, the eyes look in different directions.

2. When reading, almost 50% of the time a person's eyes look at different letters. In this case, the lines of sight can both diverge in different directions, and intersect.

3. 95% of people read very slowly - 180-220 words per minute (1 page in 1.5-2 minutes).

4. With fast reading, eye fatigue is less than with slow reading.

5. The level of understanding with traditional reading is 60%, with fast reading - 80%.

6. Within an hour, the reader's eyes are fixed on the text for 57 minutes, that is, they are in relative rest.

7. When reading, the reader's eyes, looking at different letters, transmit a different image, but the brain still combines them into one picture.

8. The eyes of a person with average reading skills make 12-16 stops on one book line, a fast reader - 4-2 stops.

9. Traditionally, for a reading person, the volume of one-time fixation is 10 printed characters (that is, 1.5-2 words of one line). A fast reader has 200-500 characters (these are 33-83 words of several lines).

10. When reading slowly, 0.5-0.7 unjustified returns to the read one line occur.

11. Schoolchildren have 20 regressive movements per line, students have 15.

12. With traditional reading, 1/6 of the time spent on regressive eye movements is lost.

13. Napoleon read at a speed of two thousand words per minute.

14. Balzac read a novel of two hundred pages in half an hour.

15. M. Gorky read at a speed of four thousand words per minute.

16. N. A. Rubakin read 250 thousand books.

17. Someone E. Gaon literally remembered 2500 books he had read.

18. T. Edison read 2-3 lines at once, memorizing the text for almost pages due to maximum concentration.

19. Stalin read 400 pages a day, considering this his minimum norm.

20. When reading, the eyes of the reader, looking at different letters, transmit a different image, but the brain still combines them into one picture.

21. The average American college graduate reads only 5 books in his entire life after graduation.

22. A person who reads does not need high-calorie food to cope with the hardships of a boring life. People who read are much less likely to be overweight.

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