Definitely a reader. I could never say I have read a book and know that I have skimmed it trying to pick out the best/important bits.
A reader. If you skim you miss special parts. Skimming makes a bad ending most of the time.
Ummm, I am a reader, but there are times when I want to be a skimmer! I am trying to read 100 books in a year, so I do feel like skimming at times!
Moms-Secret are you a skimmer or a reader?
I usually skim right at first until something captures my attention. Then I'm definitely a reader! Once I know I'm interested, I go straight back to the beginning and try not to miss a word.
I only skim when i'm trying to figure out if that is a book or article worth reading. Otherwise I would concentrate on reading... if it happens to be something that captures my attention.
I think one has to vary their reading technique depending on the purpose of reading the material. If one is reading for pleasure, than reading is the thing to do. If one is doing research, than skim for essential information.
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