The left-to-right bias in inhibition of return is due to the direction of reading.

@article{Spalek2005TheLB,
  title={The left-to-right bias in inhibition of return is due to the direction of reading.},
  author={Thomas M. Spalek and Sherief Hammad},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2005},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={15-8}
}
Previous research has shown a left-to-right bias in the inhibition-of-return effect. This bias was found in a sample of English-speaking participants who read in a predominantly left-to-right manner. The goal of the current study was to examine the role that the direction of text reading plays in this bias. The findings replicated the left-to-right bias with an English sample, but showed the opposite bias in an Arabic sample, who read text from right to left. Thus, the regularity of shifting… CONTINUE READING

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