The perceptual span and peripheral cues in reading

@article{Rayner1975ThePS,
  title={The perceptual span and peripheral cues in reading},
  author={Keith Rayner},
  journal={Cognitive Psychology},
  year={1975},
  volume={7},
  pages={65-81}
}
  • K. Rayner
  • Published 31 January 1975
  • Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology

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