Mind Probing Questions

The following ten questions are for the article The Art of Reading to Your Full Capacity on pages 29 through 34. You can read them to engage mind probing before you activate the material by super reading and dipping. 1. How can one become an enlightened reader 2. What is the emphasis on in the PhotoReading whole mind system 3. What is the first step of reading effectively 4. What role does the PhotoFocus state play in PhotoReading 5. What is syntopic reading, and what steps are involved in the...

How to Photo Read

Before beginning the PhotoReading procedure (or any reading), always state your purpose. Clearly state to yourself what you expect to get from the materials. 2) Enter Accelerative Learning State By the procedure of 3 to 1, enter the resource level, a relaxed state of alertness for learning. 3) Affirm Concentration, Impact, and Outcome Give yourself a series of positive affirmations that will direct the material you PhotoRead into your inner mind and insure it has the impact you desire. For...

Steps of the Game

1) After PhotoReading the dictionary, relax a while within yourself. Allow a word from the pages you have PhotoRead to gently and easily come into your conscious awareness. It may feel as if you are making up this word, since you did not read the pages of the dictionary with your conscious mind. 2) In your mind's eye, imagine the opened dictionary in front of you. Imagine you can see the two pages with the top and bottom of the book. Imagine that placed there on one of the pages of the opened...

Tape 3 Side BTape 8 Side A

Maintain a Steady State Business Reading Close with Mastery Memory Improvement PhotoReading Session with Book 1 Goal Setting Tape 4, Side B Generating New Behaviors Activation Techniques Mind Probing Closing Activating with Super Reading and Dipping This is your time to physically get set for PhotoReading and to become clear about your intention. 2) Enter Accelerative Learning State Here you will become physically relaxed and mentally focused. Entering this state of body and mind will help you...

Guiding Questions

2) What specific behaviors could you perform during the next few days that would move you in the direction of your goal Consider the following activities to develop your skills each week Do not kid yourself into thinking that you are going to create artificial time to practice techniques. Most people will not. Just use it No matter how tempting it may be to revert to inefficient reading habits, follow the steps of the PhotoReading whole mind system before reading in any other way. Play games...

Welcome to the World of Photo Reading

Make a personal commitment to yourself now to complete the PhotoReading Personal Learning Course. You may listen to these tapes anytime and anyplace that is convenient for you. The PhotoReading Personal Learning Course will help you to develop the skills of PhotoReading. Therefore, you will need to DO things, notjust HEAR things. Each tape provides exercises that let you practice the components of the PhotoReading whole mind system. Your personal situation may not always permit you to complete...

How To Be An Active and Demanding Reader

There are several key ideas to consider in transforming your regular reading behavior into an effective tool for managing information overload. The PhotoReading course applies most of these ideas to reading with the whole mind. First we stimulate the right hemisphere of the brain by PhotoReading at tremendous speeds and develop flexibility across a broad range of speeds and types of materials. Then we switch gears to the left hemisphere of the brain to develop sophisticated analytical reading...

Recognition Game Book

It is okay to begin reading by closing your eyes. 2. Super reading and dipping are described with 3. Trigger words are key words. 4. A jeweler used the super reading and dipping 5. The mind map in the front of this manual is the same as the one on page 6-11 of the book. 6. The icons with the light above Einstein's head indicate that unless you plan to be another Einstein, you can skip the adjacent paragraph. 7. The ideal posture for PhotoReading is sitting...

Generating New Behaviors

Know what it will look, sound, and feel like when you have it. Get into a relaxing position for physical and mental relaxation. Using the standard procedure of 3 to 1, enter the resource level of mind just as you do before PhotoReading. Imagine yourself comfortably sitting or lying back in your quiet scene. Have a large screen at some distance in front of you, upon which you can project a representation of your success. Imagine seeing and hearing yourself on the screen...

Technology

Paraliminal Tapes are audio learning programs that represent a significant breakthrough in human development. They help individuals overcome internal obstacles and achieve goals through application of the latest educational technologies. This article explores the foundations of Paraliminal tapes and gives direction to those seeking to use more of their natural learning abilities. Para is the Latin prefix meaning beyond. Liminal refers to the limen or threshold of conscious awareness. It...

Pre Test Questions

Complete each of the ten questions below by answering them on the Progress Sheet on the next page. 1. The park was described as being a. small, but bright and cheery. d. in the process of undergoing renovation. 2. Miriam brought the children to the park a. because it was her favorite place to relax. c. because the children had asked to see where grandma had lived, d. to think about her problems. 3. Miriam became aware that her humming a. was disturbing the stranger. c. had caused the stranger...

Analytical Reading

Analytical reading is more complex and systematic than the PhotoReading whole mind system less intuitive and more demanding. It is thorough, complete reading the most meticulous kind of reading you can do. If the PhotoReading whole mind system gives you the best and most complete reading possible given a limited time, then analytical reading is the best and most complete reading that is possible given unlimited time. Always intensively active, analytical readers must ask many well organized...

Different Approaches To Reading

Elementary Reading Linear Approach Fewer than 1 of Americans read faster than 400 wpm Use one strategy for all types of materials Recognizing alphabet sounds Recognizing words Combining words into phrases Starting and slogging until finished Limiting Factors of Elementary Reading 7 plus or minus 2 bits of information in process Left to right, linear, sequential Overly detail oriented Slow Using conscious mind, which represents only 5 of the brain's mass Using the conscious data base, which is...

Whole Mind Syntopic Reading

A widely and well read individual is one who understands the dynamics ofall sides ofa topic, perceives broadly, and draws his or her own conclusions. As Shakespeare said, Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment this above all to thine own self be true. Syntopic reading ensures that your ideas, thoughts, and opinions are based on your own truth. By analyzing various author's ideas and ultimately choosing one that rings the truest for you, your truth is notjust the last book you read....

The Photo Reading Whole Mind System

With the PhotoReading whole mind system, the emphasis is on time. The reader sets a time to complete an assigned amount of reading, for example, one hour for a 400 page book. With this type of reading we want to get the most out of a book within a relatively short time, and always too short a time to get out everything that might be obtained. The whole mind system is a combination of five steps preparing, previewing, PhotoReading, activating, and rapid reading. Whole mind reading is always...

Table Of Contents

Course Purpose and Objectives 7 The PhotoReading Whole Mind System Map 10 Sneak Preview of PhotoReading 11 First Experience with the PhotoFocus State 12 14 Different Approaches to Reading 19 Article The Body Mind Link for Inner Peace. 25 Article Foundations of Paraliminal Technology 27 Article The Art of Reading to Recognition Game Book 1 46 Recognition Game Book 2 48 Theory of Multiple Intelligences 51 Article Mind Mapping 53 Mind Map Format for Single Books 55 Paraliminals with PhotoReading...

Random Dot Stereogram

Imbedded in the computer generated random dot matrix below is the 3-D image of the word PHOTOREAD. Seeing the 3-D image is a fun way to achieve PhotoFocus, the divergent gaze used for PhotoReading. Allow your eyes to space out and gaze through the paper. You may watch the two dots at the top of the page become four. Each eye sees two dots independently. Overlap the two dots in the center so that you see three dots. When the two central dots fuse into one, just relax and hold your gaze steady,...

Photoreading Course

Photoreading Mindmap

Congratulations As owner of the PhotoReading Personal Learning Course, you have taken a powerful step forward in life. As you harness the conscious and preconscious processing capabilities of the mind, you will learn how to learn at speeds many times faster than before. Imagine the benefits of being able to mentally photograph the written page at rates exceeding 25,000 words per minute. Using the PhotoReading whole mind system, you experience what may have seemed impossible. How will your life...

More on the Photo Focus State

Photoreading Cocktail Weenie Page

As you read, imagine the tangerine on the back of your head, and notice how your visual field opens. Move your eyes smoothly across the lines of print. Cocktail Weenie Effect Hold your hands about eighteen inches in front of your eyes, and bring the tips of your index fingers together. With a focal point somewhere beyond your hands, maintain relaxed, divergent eyes. Rather than looking at your fingers, notice what is in your visual field. Draw a line down the center of a piece of paper. Draw...

History Of Photoreading

Learning Strategies Corporation was founded as a Human Resource Development consulting firm. Fall, 1985. Paul Scheele developed the prototype PhotoReading course. January, 1986. Learning Strategies Corporation introduced PhotoReading to the general public in Minnesota. February, 1986. The Minnesota Department of Education began the approval review process of PhotoReading. March, 1986. Learning Strategies Corporation held the first in-company training. May, 1986. The Minnesota...

Photoreading

A fee has been paid for your acquisition of this course. This fee entitles you to take part in this course and to use and keep this set of materials. The materials are for your personal use. No other use or reproduction of the whole or any part of these materials, including the instructional content, is permitted without the expressed written permission of Learning Strategies Corporation. Copyright 1995 by Learning Strategies Corporation Some of the contents have appeared in other copyrighted...