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Please stop using word frequency data that are likely to be word length effects in disguise

By Marc Brysbaert and Denis Drieghe


Reichle et al. claim to successfully simulate a frequency effect of 60% on skipping rate in human data, whereas the original article reports an effect of only 4%. We suspect that the deviation is due to the length of the words in the different conditions, which implies that E-Z Reader is wrong in its conception of eye guidance between words

Topics: BF
Year: 2003
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Provided by: e-Prints Soton

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