Default spacing is the optimal spacing for word reading.

@article{Boer2015DefaultSI,
  title={Default spacing is the optimal spacing for word reading.},
  author={Madelon van den Boer and Britt E. Hakvoort},
  journal={Quarterly journal of experimental psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={68 4},
  pages={697-709}
}
Increased interletter spacing is thought to reduce crowding effects and to enhance fluent reading. Several studies have shown beneficial effects of increased interletter spacing on reading speed and accuracy, especially in poor readers. Therefore, increased interletter spacing appears to be a relatively easy way to enhance reading performance. However, in adult readers reading speed was shown to be impeded with increased interletter spacing. Thus, findings on interletter spacing are still… CONTINUE READING
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