Skim reading by satisficing: evidence from eye tracking

  title={Skim reading by satisficing: evidence from eye tracking},
  author={Geoffrey B. Duggan and Stephen J. Payne},
Readers on the Web often skim through text to cope with the volume of available information. In a previous study, Duggan and Payne [11] tracked readers' eye movements as they skimmed through expository text under time pressure. This article presents novel analyses of these eye-movement data. Results indicated that readers were able to explicitly direct attention to the most important information in the text and that this improved performance on a subsequent test of memory for the meaning of… CONTINUE READING
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