Space information is important for reading

@article{Perea2009SpaceII,
  title={Space information is important for reading},
  author={Manuel Perea and Joana Acha},
  journal={Vision Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={49},
  pages={1994-2000}
}
Reading a text without spaces in an alphabetic language causes disruption at the levels of word identification and eye movement control. In the present experiment, we examined how word discriminability affects the pattern of eye movements when reading unspaced text in an alphabetic language. More specifically, we designed an experiment in which participants read three types of sentences: normally written sentences, regular unspaced sentences, and alternatingbold unspaced sentences. Although… CONTINUE READING

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