A number of readers of this site have asked me about this, so. . . I am asked about courses that they’ve seen online that are designed and marketed as “Hypnosis Speed Reading” audio tracks that are designed to help you read faster and comprehend more by putting you in a trance-like state that still lets you operate normally.
Steve G Jones, M Ed, Clinical Hypnotherapist offers a range of hypnosis and subliminal downloads which he claims can help you with all sorts of issues.
Speed Reading by Hypnosis
Let me start by saying that I’ve never been hypnotized, though I have seen it done at stage shows and it’s pretty entertaining.
The basic idea of this kind of product is to use these binaural beat patterns to dramatically change the electric currents in your mind and bring to a state of intense concentration, so that when you read, you’re really into it and can comprehend really quickly.
Does Hypnosis Actually Work?
I don’t know for sure, but I can say that I use bin aural beat patterns to help me relax when I’m stressed out, for a quick 5 minute “nap” when I’m super tired, and to help me get rid of headaches, so I suppose it might work to help you learn speed reading as well. Again, I haven’t tried these kinds of programs, but I do like the theory.
Another way to look at it is: If you are tempted to try this – why not? It doesn’t cost that much and if you do get results – please email me and tell me.