"I am extremely pleased with the results. I enthusiastically recommend 'POWER READING' to any teacher or student." -- Dr. Joachim Vogeler, Professor, Louisiana State University, November 6, 2000
"I really enjoyed POWER READING. It improved my comprehension and speed immensely and helped with my classes and grades." -- D. Kawasawa, Student
"This course definitely works. I have significantly increased my reading speed and comprehension. In addition, my concentration has improved." -- A. Satello, M.D.
"This increase in my comprehension is as important to me as the increase in my reading speed. Definitely recommend it." -- J. Morabe, Executive
"This is a really great course! Reading, absorbing and using the wisdom in Power Reading will open all the other books in the world to you!" -- Mark Victor Hansen, Co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul(R) series
"This is simply the best book I've ever read on speed-reading! It's really, really good." -- Klaus Dahl, Internet Product Developer, September 3, 2001
About the Author
Power Reading has been developed by Rick Ostrov, the reading instructor who has been seen by more people than any other in history. For years he has been seen on television in every major city in the United States and many foreign countries.
Rick's students read like a list of executives from Americas largest companies - IBM, AT&T, GM - and so on. In addition, he's taught scientists, doctors, lawyers, teachers, secretaries, blue collar workers and thousands of and students.
He is most famous for the documentary done on his class where he taught the entire engineering faculty - 63 Ph.D.'s-full professors - of the University of Texas in Austin. This documentary was used by the world's largest private reading improvement company of which Rick was the top instructor. This was the Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics company. For years Rick was also the star in their television commercials.
Rick left them to pursue his research for more effective methods in reading practical, technical and study type materials. He felt that a heavy emphasis on skimming and scanning in relatively easy materials was conventional but not effective enough for practical, technical and study applications. After years of research and development, Rick created Power Reading: The best, fastest, easiest, most effective course on speedreading and comprehension ever developed!