Harder to read fonts boost student learning about 18%

By |2016-12-10T09:41:43+00:00October 25th, 2016|Categories: Learning|Tags: |

Teachers used harder fonts on their slides, and handouts. Later they photocopied hand written work and blurred a bit. The teachers then used on class as the control group, giving them the perfect and not hard to read copies.

The other class were given harder reading material:

-12-point Comic Sans

-12-point Bodoni.

The big finding was that students with harder font answered 86.5% of questions correctly.

The other group, with the clear text scored 72.8% on the same test.

This is because we use our brains a little more on hard material, making us have a better understanding.