readerability

Indices : Concepts : Readerability

A portmanteau referring to adaptive pattern recognition skills and cognitive processes applied to reading, which enable humans to read proficiently in a great variety of writing systems, type styles, media, reproduction qualities and environmental conditions.

"The mass of everyday experiential evidence indicates that readerability matters much more to the reading process than the readability of what is read." -- John Hudson

Discussion:
Shinn vs. Papazian Challenge

See also: Readability.

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