DALLAS (KDAF) — Is this easier to read? Does bionic reading actually work?
That is just a taste of “bionic reading” a new reading method that guides the eyes through the text by creating artificial fixation methods by bolding the first couple of letters of every word. Officials say this allows the reader to focus on the highlighted beginning letters and lets their brain fill in the rest of the word.
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Twitter users are sharing around a graphic that has two paragraphs. Both paragraphs have the exact same text, but one paragraph employs bionic reading by highlighting the first few letters of each word to create artificial fixation points.
The result is thousands of retweets and likes, showing support for the revolutionary new reading method.