Fixation durations before word skipping in reading.

  title={Fixation durations before word skipping in reading.},
  author={Reinhold Kliegl and Ralf Engbert},
  journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  volume={12 1},
We resolve a controversy about reading fixations before word-skipping saccades which were reported as longer or shorter than control fixations in earlier studies. Our statistics are based on resampling of matched sets of fixations before skipped and nonskipped words, drawn from a database of 121,321 single fixations contributed by 230 readers of the Potsdam sentence corpus. Matched fixations originated from single-fixation forward-reading patterns and were equated for their positions within… CONTINUE READING

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