The Role of Visual Processing Speed in Reading Speed Development

  title={The Role of Visual Processing Speed in Reading Speed Development},
  author={Muriel Lobier and Matthieu Dubois and Sylviane Valdois},
  booktitle={PloS one},
A steady increase in reading speed is the hallmark of normal reading acquisition. However, little is known of the influence of visual attention capacity on children's reading speed. The number of distinct visual elements that can be simultaneously processed at a glance (dubbed the visual attention span), predicts single-word reading speed in both normal reading and dyslexic children. However, the exact processes that account for the relationship between the visual attention span and reading… CONTINUE READING
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