Selection readers

Yes! That’s me!

Jensen Harris: An Office User Interface Blog : Saddle Up to the MiniBar: “We also know there are “selection readers” out there. (I’m one of them.) Selection readers are just what they sound like: people who select text in a document as they read it. Maybe it’s a kind of nervous habit. For me, I think I do it to kind of help me keep my place in the document.”

0 thoughts on “Selection readers

  1. LOL! Busted! I was reading away, highlighting the text when I realized they were talking about me.

    I think it has something to do with multi-tasking. If I look away, am distracted, accidentally scroll to far up or down, or choose to perform another task I can come right back to where I left off. It may very well be related to the proliferation of tabbed browsing which has caused my browsing and reading experience to become even more non-linear.

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