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Effects of Normative Aging on Eye Movements during Reading.

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posted on 04.02.2020, 15:17 by Kevin B Paterson, Victoria A McGowan, Kayleigh L Warrington, Lin Li, Sha Li, Fang Xie, Min Chang, Sainan Zhao, Ascensión Pagán, Sarah J White, Jingxin Wang
Substantial progress has been made in understanding the mostly detrimental effects of normative aging on eye movements during reading. This article provides a review of research on aging effects on eye movements during reading for different writing systems (i.e., alphabetic systems like English compared to non-alphabetic systems like Chinese), focused on appraising the importance of visual and cognitive factors, considering key methodological issues, and identifying vital questions that need to be addressed and topics for further investigation.

Funding

Economicand Social Research Council, grant number ES/R008957/1

National Science Foundation of China, grant number8177182

This research was funded by the British Academy, Leverhulme Trust, Ulverscroft Foundation, Economicand Social Research Council, grant number ES/R008957/1, National Science Foundation of China, grant number81771823, China Scholarship Council scholarships to Lin Li, Sha Li, and Fang Xie, and a British AcademyMid-Career Research Fellowship, and a One Thousand Talents Visiting Professorship, to Kevin Paterson.

History

Citation

Vision 2020, 4(1), 7; https://doi.org/10.3390/vision4010007

Author affiliation

Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, College of Life Sciences

Version

VoR (Version of Record)

Published in

Vision (Basel, Switzerland)

Volume

4

Issue

1

Pagination

7

Publisher

MDPI AG

issn

2411-5150

eissn

2411-5150

Acceptance date

07/01/2020

Copyright date

2020

Publisher version

https://www.mdpi.com/2411-5150/4/1/7

Spatial coverage

Switzerland

Language

eng