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ERIC Number: EJ270616
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
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Cognition Processes in Skimming Stories.
Masson, Michael E. J.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, v8 n5 p400-17 Sep 1982
Findings indicate that, when skimming, readers find it difficult to perceptually select from a passage information that is relevant to their goal in skimming. There was a reaction time advantage for verification of gist-relevant information as opposed to details, which tended to increase with reading rate. (Author/PN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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