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tedster - 5:13 am on Mar 28, 2006 (gmt 0)
Here's another study:
|Reading experience along with halation (the tendency of white |
characters or text to "glow" when presented on a black background)
may account for the beneficial influence of negative contrast.
All right, a new word for me: halation! And yes, that describes exactly what I feel is the problem with light text, dark background.
PS - "negative contrast" refers to dark text on a light background in these studies.
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