aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

It's a wonder we can read at all

A new study says, " When we read our eyes lock on to different letters in the same word instead of scanning a page smoothly from left to right as previously thought, researchers said on Monday. Using sophisticated eye tracking equipment, the team looked at letters within a word and found that people combined parts of a word that were on average two letters apart, said Simon Liversedge, a cognitive psychologist at the University of Southampton."

This might explain my brother's and sister's dyslexia, or at least help kids in the future.

Read more here.

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