[visionlist] Call for Papers: Vision Research Special Issue "Visual Factors in Reading"
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Thu Feb 8 11:49:01 -05 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS
Vision Research Special Issue: Visual Factors in Reading
Reading is a visual task that is essential for full participation in modern society. A major goal of vision research is to understand the visual processing required to read.
Most people rarely think about the complexity of the reading process. We know that our visual system quickly decodes black marks on a page into meaningful words. But how?
The past thirty years have seen a growth of research on the role of vision in reading, including effects of type design, typography, and writing system. These studies address both sensory mechanisms and brain pathways involved in reading, and the impact of visual disorders. At the same time, methods have improved for measuring reading performance and enhancing reading.
The goal of this special issue is to attract papers in this multidisciplinary area of reading, with an emphasis on the interplay between reading and vision. Submissions could include new results from original research, targeted reviews, and interesting viewpoints. The special issue will have a broad scope encompassing experimental, theoretical, computational, and clinical studies, as well as methodological approaches.
Submissions Open: February 15, 2018
Submission Deadline: May 31, 2018
Acceptance date: December 1, 2018
The expected publication date: February – March, 2019
Special Issue Guest Editors
Dr. Susana Chung*
Dr. Gordon Legge
Dr. Denis Pelli
Dr. Cong Yu
* Managing guest editor
EES submission link:
Authors to select “VSI: Reading” as article type when submitting their special issue paper in EES.
Guide for Authors for more details is https://www.elsevier.com/journals/vision-research/0042-6989/guide-for-authors <https://www.elsevier.com/journals/vision-research/0042-6989/guide-for-authors>
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