When People Are Asked To Consciously Detect Target Letters

When People Are Asked To Consciously Detect Target Letters

When people are asked to consciously detect target letters while reading text, they miss more letters in frequent, function words (e.g. The letter “H” in “The”) than in less frequent, content words. This refers to the “Missing Letter Effect” in cognitive psychology.

Study Link – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missing_letter_effect

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