So… I found this cool little thing online here: http://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/marketing/technology-research-centers/ereaders/speed-reader/index.html and decided to take it as I am a self-taught speed-reader and I’ve never really known much more than “I eat books so quickly that I’m better off checking them out from the library than buying them.”
The test times your reading and then, quizzes you on what you read to determine your actual reading speed.
Well. I can’t say I am surprised that I am, in fact, a fast reader; I am, however, mildly surprised by just how much faster I seem to be. I suppose this is pretty good evidence that teaching yourself something still trumps learning it by someone else’s method.
But hey… judge for yourself: