evaluation of visual factors in reading

by Henry Alfred Imus

Publisher: Dartmouth college publications in Hanover, N.H

Written in English
Published: Pages: 144 Downloads: 302
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Edition Notes

Other titlesVisual factors in reading.
Statement[by] Henry A. Imus, John W.M. Rothney, [and] Robert M. Bear. The Dartmouth eye institute of the Dartmouth medical school.
ContributionsRothney, John Watson Murray, joint author., Bear, Robert Murray, 1901- joint author., Dartmouth Medical School. Eye Institute.
LC ClassificationsBF456.R2 I5
The Physical Object
Pagination8p., 144p. incl. tables, diagrs., forms.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6381567M
LC Control Number39000995

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Between visual and non-visual factors on reading, and the difficulties with reading faced by special populations with visual impairment. There is also an historical essay that traces and defines.

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This article reviews current knowledge about how the visual system recognizes letters and words, and the impact on reading when parts of the visual system malfunction. The physiology of eye and brain places important constraints on how we process text, and the efficient organization of the neurocognitive systems involved is not inherent but depends on the experience of learning to read.

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Reading. Subjects were asked to read a text of four lines from a children's book. The paragraph contained 40 words and characters.

The text was 29° wide and ° high; mean character width was ° and the text was written in black “courier” font on a white background. Physical factors include environmental such as light, quality of eyesight in regard to eye health, and source of the page one is reading, such as phone, TV, book, sign, or computer.

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