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New Technology Claims to Increase Reading Speed -- Eric Alvarez

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Could a new technology double your reading speed after just five minutes? The creators of Spritz say yes.

Spritz flashes a single word on the screen at a time.

It was created to make reading texts and emails easier on smaller screens, but Vanderbilt University Medical Center neurosurgeon Dr. Lola Chambless says it could also help the vision-impaired.

"I can imagine that this type of technology and other adjunctive technologies like that could potentially have a real benefit on someone's quality of life in that setting which would be really reassuring as a surgeon," Chambless said.

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