Whether you're reading a textbook for class, a how-to manual at work, or researching information on the Web, your reading skills affect your performance. This fully updated edition of Read Better, Remember More features practical pre- and post-tests to help you gauge your reading progress. Plus, each chapter includes practice exercises with answers to quickly test your new skills. The book also contains common prefixes, suffixes, and word roots that will help you understand the meaning of unfamiliar words. You will learn to find the main idea and distinguish it from supporting details; identify opinions disguised as facts; improve your reading IQ; and most importantly-remember and understand what you've read!