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Dennis,

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.

Laura

"Gabriel, Dennis" wrote:

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>
> 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
>                 [log in to unmask]
>                 www.rsu.edu
>