Hard-to-Read Fonts Promote Better Recall
Anastasia Davydova Lewis
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The finding: People recall what they've read better when it's printed in smaller, less legible type. The research: Daniel Oppenheimer and two colleagues, Connor Diemand-Yauman and Erikka Vaughan, asked 28 college students to memorize biological profiles of two fictional species, the pangerish and the norgletti.

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