Reading ability and the encoding of item and location information.

  title={Reading ability and the encoding of item and location information.},
  author={Marilyn Mason},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  volume={6 1},
  • Marilyn Mason
  • Published 1980 in
    Journal of experimental psychology. Human…
Two experiments using duration exposures ranging from 20 to 130 msec are reported that link reading skill in adults to the initial encoding of location information. Highly skilled and less skilled readers were equivalent in identifying single letters presented at a central fixation point. When they had to identify the serial position of a letter, however, highly skilled readers performed significantly more accurately than did less skilled readers. A second experiment used displays that… CONTINUE READING
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