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Old 09-11-17, 09:15 PM
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Re: How much text can you read per week unmedicated ?

Originally Posted by userguide View Post
Let's put the adhd in some perspective :

If you were to get a job where you have to read text, how much per week, on average could you read unmedicated?

I know people can hyperfocus, but let's say it's your job, it's not superinteresting, and you
have to sustain it for months.

So how much per week, unmedicated, could you put up with ?

For simplicity: 1 page of a book = 1 page of a magazine = 1 page of a text website on iPad or 17-19'' screen
(so you can figure out if you read only google news or only novels or only addf)

Sorry developers - reading software code doesn't count in this poll
I read about 3 pages a week without medication.

I read about 30 pages a week with medication.

I listen to about 300 pages a week without medication (audiobooks)

I am presently only using audiobooks.

(Just got the audiobook "Scattered" by Gabor Mate. Even though I have "read" Scattered. When I listen to audiobooks, I pick up information that I missed when I "read" the books.)

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