How to stop subvocalization – What is it? 6 Tips to eliminate it.
You are probably not even aware of the fact that you have a bad reading habit: you subvocalize. Subvocalization can perhaps best be described as that little voice in your head that pronounces words as you read them. In some people this habit is so serious that they actually move their lips and their throat muscles when they read.
Is this a bad thing? It certainly is if you want to learn how to read and learn faster. When you subvocalize your reading speed cannot become faster than that of your speaking speed, which is 150 – 250 words per minute. Read on to learn interesting and effective ways in which to minimize subvocalization and to learn more about the topic in general. [Read more…]