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Anne Jones – World’s Fastest Speed Reader

Last Updated on August 12, 2020 by Darshan Modi

Anne Jones
Anne Jones


Anne Jones is the world’s fastest speed reader. She can read up to 4,700 words per minute at 67% accuracy.

Early Life

Before Anne began practicing Speed Reading, she was a teacher.

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About Anne Jones

Anne lives in Riding Mill, Northumberland, UK.
Anne developed her reputation from reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in 47 minutes.
She maintains a website where people can go to learn how to read faster.
She also offers courses and tutor sessions for speed reading, one-on-one via Skype.
She is the World Speed Reading Champion six times over.
She is a speed reading trainer and teacher who reads to audiences all over the world.

Genetic Or Learned

Seeing as Anne learnt how to Speed Read when she was over forty years old, and her reading speed before she acquired Speed Reading skills were just above average at 368 wpm (the average person reads between 250-300 wpm) it can be concluded that it’s a learned trait.
There are many ways to teach yourself how to speed read.

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