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Examining the Legibility of the Number ‘1’ and the ‘÷’ Symbol

by Fox, D., Chaparro, B. S., & Merkle, E. Summary. This article continues the investigation of the legibility of onscreen typefaces and the influence of individual character features on correct identification. Specific attributes of alphanumeric characters and symbols shown to

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Eye Movement Patterns on Single and Dual-Column Web Pages

By Shrestha, S. & Owens, J. W. Summary. This study examines eye movement patterns of users browsing or searching a 1-column and 2-column news article on a web page. The results show a higher number of fixations for information in

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The Effect of Input Device on Video Game Performance

by Kelsi Lenz Summary. First-person shooter (FPS) games have become increasingly popular, and the player’s ability to accurately control their weapon is very important in these games. This study assesses players’ accuracy on eliminating targets in the FPS game Star

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Does the Typeface of a Resume Impact Our Perception of the Applicant?

By Shaikh, A. D. & Fox, D. Summary. Resumes play an important role when applying for a job. Unfortunately, many applicants focus only on the content of the resume and not the physical appearance. The typeface chosen to display the

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