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Brilliant Speed Reading by Phil Chambers

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Developing your peripheral vision

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In this chapter I will explore how to make the most of your focused and peripheral vision.

A large percentage of your eyes’ light receptors are devoted to your peripheral vision so it makes sense to use this largely untapped resource when reading. Although you can’t see colour or fine detail in the periphery of your visual field it is still a very valuable tool to help build both speed and comprehension. I will explain how one very simple change to how you read can greatly improve the effective use of your vision. I will also expose the myth that seeing is just a function of the eyes and explore how the brain plays as great, ...

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