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Reading Skill

  1. Barbara J. Juhasz1,
  2. Keith Rayner2

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0779

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

How to Cite

Juhasz, B. J. and Rayner, K. 2010. Reading Skill. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wesleyan University

  2. 2

    University of California, San Diego

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010


Reading involves the orchestration of a number of component mental activities and coordination between the eye-movement system, the language-processing system, and memory. Here we review some important aspects of skilled reading.


  • reading;
  • word recognition;
  • eye movements