The effect of word frequency, word predictability, and font difficulty on the eye movements of young and older readers.

  title={The effect of word frequency, word predictability, and font difficulty on the eye movements of young and older readers.},
  author={Keith Rayner and Erik D. Reichle and Michael J. Stroud and Carrick C. Williams and Alexander Pollatsek},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  volume={21 3},
Young adult and older readers' eye movements were recorded as they read sentences containing target words that varied in frequency or predictability. In addition, half of the sentences were printed in a font that was easy to read (Times New Roman) and the other half were printed in a font that was more difficult to read (Old English). Word frequency, word predictability, and font difficulty effects were apparent in the eye movement data of both groups of readers. In the fixation time data, the… 

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