Cognitive load in hypertext reading: A review

  title={Cognitive load in hypertext reading: A review},
  author={Diana DeStefano and Jo-Anne LeFevre},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
A process model of hypertext reading was used to generate predictions about the effects of hypertext features on cognitive processing during text navigation and comprehension. We evaluated the predictions of the model with respect to the extant literature, focusing on studies in which versions of hypertexts were compared. Consistent with our predictions, the increased demands of decisionmaking and visual processing in hypertext impaired reading performance. Individual differences in readers… CONTINUE READING
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