Eye movements in reading and information processing: 20 years of research.

  title={Eye movements in reading and information processing: 20 years of research.},
  author={Keith Rayner},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  volume={124 3},
  • K. Rayner
  • Published 30 October 1998
  • Psychology
  • Psychological bulletin
Recent studies of eye movements in reading and other information processing tasks, such as music reading, typing, visual search, and scene perception, are reviewed. The major emphasis of the review is on reading as a specific example of cognitive processing. Basic topics discussed with respect to reading are (a) the characteristics of eye movements, (b) the perceptual span, (c) integration of information across saccades, (d) eye movement control, and (e) individual differences (including… 

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