CHAPTER 19 Eye movements and on-line comprehension processes

  title={CHAPTER 19 Eye movements and on-line comprehension processes},
  author={Adrian Staub and Keith Rayner},
Reading is a rather complex process in which comprehension at a number of levels is essential. In this chapter, we will provide an overview of how different kinds of variable influence eye movements. We want to stress at the outset that eye movement data are highly informative with respect to understanding reading. They provide a moment-to-moment indicator of the ease (or the difficulty) with which readers are able to comprehend the text that they read. Because eye movements are a natural part… CONTINUE READING

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