I believe the reference to improved eye movement is referring to ameliorating
the habit of eye movement referred to as "single-word eye fixation."  The goal
is to move the eye smoothly along the line or in patterns that will allow one
to take in groups of words.


"Gabriel, Dennis" wrote:

> Is there any evidence that says the attempt to strengthen eye muscles has
> any value? Even if you could strengthen eye muscles, what good is this
> supposed to do?   What does improve eye movement mean?  If people have
> problems moving their eyes, they should be encouraged to see a medical
> doctor.
>                 -----Original Message-----
>                 From:   Richardson Cris [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>                 Sent:   Wednesday, August 30, 2000 3:34 PM
>                 To:     [log in to unmask]
>                 Subject:        Re: speed reading seminars
>                 Our goal is to increase their reading speed, improve eye
> movement, and strengthen their eye muscles.
>                 Cris Richardson
>                 Assistant Director, Learning Center
>                 Rogers State University
>                 1701 W. Will Rogers Blvd.
>                 Claremore, OK  74017
>                 918.343.7727
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