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Reading Online Text: A Comparison of Four White Space Layouts

By Barbara Chaparro, J. Ryan Baker, A. Dawn Shaikh, Spring Hull, & Laurie Brady Summary: In this study, reading performance with four white space layouts was compared. Margins surrounding the text and leading (space between lines) were manipulated to generate

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The Effects of Contrast and Density on Visual Web Search

By Donnelle Weller Summary: This study evaluated the effects of white space on visual search time. Participants were required to search for a target word on a web page with different levels of white space, measured by level of text

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