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Native speakers of English wanted for reading study (eye-tracking)


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Participants are sought for a study investigating how people mentally represent information while reading.


Your task is to silently read 60 short stories in your own pace and answer comprehension questions based on these stories. While reading your eye movements will be recorded by an eye tracker (a camera below the computer screen).


The study usually takes less than 30 minutes. You will receive monetary reward for your participation.


*IMPORTANT* Please note that due to the nature of the study:

  • You must be a native speaker of English (English as first language, mother tongue)
  • You must NOT have any reading disabilities (e.g., dyslexia)
  • You must have normal or corrected-to-normal vision (glasses or contact lens may result in poor tracking performance)
  • You must NOT wear mascara on the day of experiment because its colour confuses the eye-tracker.




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