What's your reading speed?

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What's your reading speed?

Postby Therion » Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:13 am

Found this test some time ago:
My Read Speed

The texts have varied complexity, so test these two texts for comparison to be valid:

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer


Great Expectations


My results:


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

183 words per minute

Great Expectations

131 words per minute

I read much less lately because I have problems absorbing information (poor working memory and attention due to trauma)
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Re: What's your reading speed?

Postby Athelassan » Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:36 pm

701 wpm for Tom Sawyer and 481 for Great Expectations, but the text formatting was terrible, with words running into each other and a number of typos. With no way of testing comprehension or retention, either, I have doubts about the reliability of this test.

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Re: What's your reading speed?

Postby Therion » Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:06 pm

Athelassan wrote:701 wpm for Tom Sawyer and 481 for Great Expectations, but the text formatting was terrible, with words running into each other and a number of typos. With no way of testing comprehension or retention, either, I have doubts about the reliability of this test.

I assume people re-read stuff they didn't comprehend like I do? Or is your result just for reading words without comprehension?
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