RE: eye movement and web page layout

Subject: RE: eye movement and web page layout
From: "Susan W. Gallagher" <sgallagher5 -at- cox -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2004 08:11:44 -0800


Have you been to User Interface Engineering (uie.com)?
It sounds like the stuff that Jared Spool and his group
were doing in the mid-90s.

You might even try emailing them and asking. I haven't
contacted them in a while, but they were always very
responsive (and they do good research).
HTH!
-Sue Gallagher

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From: bounce-techwr-l-100838 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
I've been googling away for a while, trying to find any studies that
demonstrate how the eye moves around a Web page when the page first loads.
I have some vague memory of a study showing that most "western people" (or
whatever) start in the top left corner, moves across the top of the page,
down the right side, and end up somewhere in the middle. I have another
vague memory telling me that the first thing the eye moves to is images,
rather than text...



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