Linguistic processes do not beat visuo-motor constraints, but they modulate where the eyes move regardless of word boundaries: Evidence against top-down word-based eye-movement control during reading.

Where readers move their eyes, while proceeding forward along lines of text, has long been assumed to be determined in a top-down word-based manner. According to this classical view, readers of alphabetic languages would invariably program their saccades towards the center of peripheral target words...

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Main Authors: Claire Albrengues, Frédéric Lavigne, Carlos Aguilar, Eric Castet, Françoise Vitu
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2019-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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