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This article will show you a brilliant skill you never knew you had

It was inside you the whole time, padawan.

DID YOU KNOW you can read 500 words per minute?

That’s right – the chances are, you can probably speed-read. Spritz is an app that delivers text for you to read one word at a time in their “redicle”, a special frame they designed for reading. It basically teaches you to speed-read by giving you your emails, texts, etc in the redicle and teaching you to go faster and vary speeds.

Let’s see how well you do.

Try 250 words per minute first

Now give 350 words per minute a go

And finally…

So, how fast can you go?

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Fiona Hyde

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