Processing determinants of reading speed.

  title={Processing determinants of reading speed.},
  author={Melissa D Jackson and LAURELLA MCCLELLAND},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. General},
  volume={108 2},
Two groups of university undergraduates differing in reading ability were tested on a number of reaction-time tasks designed to determine the speed of encoding visual information at several different levels. In addition, the subjects were given tests of sensory functions, verbal and quantitative reasoning ability, short-term auditory memory span, and ability to comprehend spoken text. The groups did not differ on the sensory tests. However, the faster reader group had faster reaction times on… CONTINUE READING

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