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Problem Solving & Comprehension, 6th Edition by Ronald Narode, Jack Lochhead, Arthur Whimbey

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V.  Six Myths about Reading

When you read textbooks and other technical material for full comprehension, you must read as carefully as you read the word problems in the last chapter. Occasionally you may not have time to read carefully and you may just skim the material. But you should recognize that when you skim, you will not comprehend many of the details. You cannot learn mathematics by skimming a math text, nor can you learn chemistry, physics, biology, or any other science by skimming textbooks in those areas.

There is a great deal of misinformation about reading. Here are six popular myths about reading which research has shown to be ...

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