Visual Distractions Effects on Reading in Digital Environments: A Comparison of First and Second English Language Readers
Reading in digital environments can be very distracting. Using eye-tracking technology, we investigate if text readability affects distraction rate, eye movements, and reading comprehension in a visually distracting digital environment. We compared an easy-to-read text and a hard-to-read text on both first language English (L1) readers and second language English (L2) readers. Text readability was measured using the standard readability formulas such as the Flesch-Kincaid Grade level. Results...[Show more]
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