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   2011, Vol. 19 Issue (12) : 1721-1729     DOI:
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The Advance of Parafoveal Preview Effects in Chinese Reading
BAI Xue-Jun;LIU Juan;ZANG Chuan-Li;ZHANG Man-Man;GUO Xiao-Feng;YAN Guo-Li
Academy of Psychology and Behavior, Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin 300074, China
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Abstract  Parafoveal preview effect refers to when readers are fixating on one word (parafoveal word n), they can obtain some information from the words on the right of their fixation (parafoveal word n+1 or word n+2) at the same time. And those previewed information can influence the reading efficiency directly. Therefore, to explore the necessary conditions, the influencing factors and the mechanism of the parafoveal preview during reading has become a significant focus in Reading Psychology. This paper systematically reviews the prior researches on parafoveal preview effects in English and Chinese reading. It mainly contains the paradigm of parafoveal preview effects, what kind of information readers can obtain, the time course of lexcial processing, and the spatial extent of preview benefit. At last, this paper further discusses several critical problems of parafoveal preview effects to be resolved.
Keywords Chinese reading      parafoveal preview effects      preview benefit      eye movements     
Corresponding Authors: BAI Xue-Jun;LIU Juan   
Issue Date: 15 December 2011
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BAI Xue-Jun,LIU Juan,ZANG Chuan-Li, et al. The Advance of Parafoveal Preview Effects in Chinese Reading[J]. , 2011, 19(12): 1721-1729.
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