Universities often offer additional training for its postgraduates, and last year, I had to opportunity to attend a speed reading practice session. Unfortunately, I went for a different, simultaneously timed, option (improving my writing – I hope you can see some sense in this), and remain a “slow-poke”. Staples now offers a funky little test to measure your reading speed, which then shows your result against some general yardsticks. I cannot vouch for how scientific or accurate this is, but it certainly is a bit of fun for your coffee break.
Source: Staples eReader Department