Running Head: GLOBAL OCULOMOTOR PROGRAM IN READING Evidence for a global oculomotor program in reading: Noor Al-Zanoon* University of Western Ontario


Recent corpus studies of eye-movements in reading revealed a substantial increase in saccade amplitudes and fixation durations as the eyes move over the first words of a sentence. This start-up effect suggests a global oculomotor program, which operates on the level of an entire line, in addition to the well-established local programs operating within the… (More)


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