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Theories of reading should predict reading speed

  • Denis G. Pelli (a1), Susana T. L. Chung (a2) and Gordon E. Legge (a3)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X12000325
  • Published online: 01 August 2012
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Reading speed matters in most real-world contexts, and it is a robust and easy aspect of reading to measure. Theories of reading should account for speed.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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