Oct 27, · When reading Chinese, which is visually complex, older adults take almost twice as long as young adults. It’s theorized that some people resist this, trying to keep the same reading speed that they’re used to. They might skip or guess more words in a sentence, for instance. Yet speed reading doesn’t improve mastery of information. Adults can improve reading and learning at any age Yes, if you have been a slow reader or have struggled with reading comprehension or dyslexia your entire life, it seems unlikely that anything can change. But we now know the brain is plastic, it can be exercised and function can improve at any age.
husten.xyz presents a sampling of suggested books that will spark the imagination and transport readers to new and exciting places. Look for these books in your local library. This reading list was compiled based on the authors appearing at the National Book Festival.