Perceptual span for letter distinctions during reading
THIS STUDY investigated the size of the visual region within which adults use visual information to distinguish among letters as they read. Fifteen college students read passages from a cathode-ray…
The Span of Letter Recognition of Good and Poor Readers. Technical Report No. 251.
THIS STUDY investigated the span of letter recognition for good and poor readers during a reading task. Sixteen fifth-grade children read passages from a cathode-ray tube as their eye movements were…
Eye movements and the perceptual span in beginning and skilled readers.
- PsychologyJournal of experimental child psychology
Perceptual Span in Oral Reading: The Case of Chinese
The findings suggest that the physical size of the perceptual span is smaller when reading aloud than in silent reading, suggesting that the mechanisms causing the reduced span in oral reading have a common base that generalizes across languages and writing systems.
Eye movements while reading and searching spatially transformed text: A developmental examination
- PsychologyMemory & cognition
Although reading and search were found to be sensitive to the same types of spatial manipulations, discrepancies of span and speed suggest qualitative differences; comprehension demands during reading can account for these differences.
Inferences about eye movement control from the perceptual span in reading
- Psychology, BiologyPerception & psychophysics
Subjects’ eye fixations in a target region were examined as a function of how far the eye was from the beginning of a target word on the previous fixation, and the results indicated that the decision to adjust the length of a saccade can be made after the decisions to move the eye.
Reading Direction and the Central Perceptual Span in Urdu and English
- PsychologyPloS one
Findings provide a novel indication that the perceptual span is modified by the language being read to produce an asymmetry in the direction of reading and show for the first time that such a asymmetry occurs for reading Urdu.
Eye movements when reading: The importance of the word to the left of fixation
In reading, it is well established that word processing can begin in the parafovea while the eyes are fixating the previous word. However, much less is known about the processing of information to…
Parafoveal identification during a fixation in reading.
- PsychologyActa psychologica
Visual Attention and Eye Movement Control During Reading and Picture Viewing
Experimental psychologists have known for some time that it is possible to allocate visual-spatial attention to one region of the visual field even as we maintain eye fixation on another region. As…
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Peripheral vision, refractoriness and eye movements in fast oral reading.
- PsychologyBritish journal of psychology
In reading the visual system behaves like a single-shot camera firing at not more than about five times per second, a serious criticism of reading films using windows to ‘improve’ the reading of adults.
Visual interference in the parafoveal recognition of initial and final letters of words.
- PhysicsVision research
Movements of the eye.
- ArtScientific American
A SPECIAL CAMERA HAS BEEN DEVISED WHICH RECORDS THE MOVEMENTS OF THE EYE IN THE COURSE OF SUCH ACTIVITIES AS LOOKING AT PICTURES OR DRIVING AN AUTOMOBILE. IT REVEALS THAT THE EYE MOVES IN A SERIES OF…
A study of some aspects of peripheral visual acuity.
- PsychologyAmerican journal of optometry and archives of American Academy of Optometry
The data obtained in this study indicate that peripheral visual acuity tends to decrease at increasing distances from the point of regard more rapidly than indicated in previous studies.
Visual noise causes tunnel vision
- Psychology, History
Ss had quickly to detect similarities between two uppercase letters presented peripherally and one other central letter falling on the fovea. These three characters were so legible that this task was…
Eye Movements in Reading: Facts and Fallacies
The daughter of a friend of mine, a junior in high school, came home the other day with the news that she and her classmates should be reading no slower than 750 words per minute in their literature…
The span of the effective stimulus during a fixation in reading
A computer-based eye-movement controlled, display system was developed for the study of perceptual processes in reading. A study was conducted to identify the region from which skilled readers pick…
On-line monitoring of eye-position signals in contingent and noncontingent paradigms
- Computer Science
This paper presents a research methodology for the study of human attentional and perceptual processes by means of on-line monitoring of eye-position signals, appropriate to a variety of studies in which eye movements are considered to be part of an attentional control system.