Does Text Contrast Mediate Binocular Advantages in Reading?

  title={Does Text Contrast Mediate Binocular Advantages in Reading?},
  author={Stephanie Jainta and Mirela Nikolova and Simon P. Liversedge},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance},
Humans typically make use of both of their eyes in reading and efficient processes of binocular vision provide a stable, single percept of the text. Binocular reading also comes with an advantage: reading speed is high and word frequency effects (i.e., faster lexical processing of words that are more often encountered in a language) emerge during fixations, which is not the case for monocular reading (Jainta, Blythe, & Liversedge, 2014). A potential contributor to this benefit is the reduced… 

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