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What is your comfort level now. Is it 13wpm, or maybe 20 wpm, or maybe even faster.
That is great- congratulations!
One problem that a person confronts as they increase the speed at which they are able to copy cw is the fact that at a critical point in the process they are sidetracked when they miss a letter or so and then by the time they recover several more letters have flown by.
Can you read the following paragraph?
I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh?
You will notice, if your computer has spell check, that just about every word is flagged because it is really misspelled. Yet studies have shown that most folks can read the paragraph at near normal reading speed.
Some folks who are much wiser than I have alluded to the fact that to learn to read high speed cw effort needs to be made to dwell not on letters but rather words. I hope you can see where this is going.
Further, if you get into the really high speed category you hear phrases and sentences.
This bit of trivia caught my interest.
What do you think of it?