Because we don't know for sure if abstract non-letter shapes would get different results. I admit I am curious about abstract non-letter shapes, but I am not sure I would trust the generalizability o… (View Post)
From the study: “Interestingly, the effect size in the present study (5% in Experiment 1 and 3% in Experiment 2) is much smaller than the thickness difference between vertical and horizontal lines in… (View Post)
Cognitive psychology can be a useful discipline for informing type design. Many of the optical compensation principles are ones that benefit from experimental investigation.
One danger of scientific… (View Post)