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How to Bypass Studying and Instead Automatically Retain Information

By Heather Moony

Mental photography! In the event that you’re addicted to speed reading but feel like you are unsuccessful because you forget most of what you’ve speed read just after you’ve read it, you’re not alone. Speed reading is actually programmed that way. Reading is notably the exact same only a whole lot worse. There’s a technique far better however, it’s known as mental photography and it’s been around ever since the 1970s. It was actually invented by Richard Welch, the father of mental photography.

If you want to know what’s better than speed reading pay attention: When you mentally photograph something you save that knowledge for life. There is absolutely no forgetting because the material you mentally photograph settles to your long term memory by way of your subconscious mind. Mental photography is not only superior to speed reading as far as retention, it’s a lot faster too.

If you decided to speed read, it would probably take you between eight to 26 minutes to speed read a complete book on account of all of the dipping and skimming needed. With mental photography it will take you just around two mins max. If you can flick through an entire story in around 2 mins you can take in that info in 2 minutes. Mental, or subliminal photography, eliminates sub vocalization altogether. Meaning to say while your eyes rush through the pages, you aren’t saying the words to yourself.

You don’t have the time for that one bit! The fact that you aren’t reiterating the words to yourself means that you have a lack of time to absorb them on a conscious level. In other words, you aren’t relying on your conscious mind to fully grasp the information. Therefore, all material settles to your subconscious mind at the seat of your long term memory so you finally “get it”.

You don’t need to practice the traditional repetitious kind of study so that you can fully absorb a concept anymore. With mental photography you will understand without all of the rote work. This is so fun! Imagine knocking out those 6 chapters required for your calculus mid-term effortlessly, and actually comprehending everything? Or even studying for something as tantamount as the MCAT or GMAT?

Mental photography can definitely change your life! With regard to academia it will take away all of the stress. And it’s entirely you and absolutely ethical. You’re just using something you were born with, to get to the place you aspire to reach in life. You are born with the capacity to mentally photograph, it’s the way toddlers figure out how to speak and move around, but the truth is you forgot it when you were taught reading as your primary mode of learning.

Reading is key but it definitely hinders you when completely relied upon. If you want to activate your photographic memory and improve your life with a whole new exciting way of learning visit this awesome how to: how to read a book fast. This article, How to Bypass Studying and Instead Automatically Retain Information has free reprint rights.

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Moony, Heather "How to Bypass Studying and Instead Automatically Retain Information." How to Bypass Studying and Instead Automatically Retain Information. 10 Apr. 2013. 4 Aug 2014 <>.

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