Positive display polarity is advantageous for both younger and older adults

@article{Piepenbrock2013PositiveDP,
  title={Positive display polarity is advantageous for both younger and older adults},
  author={Cosima Piepenbrock and Susanne Mayr and Iris Mund and Axel Buchner},
  journal={Ergonomics},
  year={2013},
  volume={56},
  pages={1116 - 1124}
}
The effect of display polarity on visual acuity and proofreading performance was investigated for younger and older adults. An advantage of positive polarity (dark characters on light background) over negative polarity (light characters on dark background) was expected for younger adults, but the effects on older adults were ambiguous. Light scatter due to residues in the senescent lens and vitreous humour could reverse the typical advantage of positive polarity. However, age-related changes… 
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