However, when the reader sees incorrect spelling or incorrect grammar, there is a momentary flicker by the brain, because the eye spotted something that wasn’t part of memory. So the brain reverts to reading rather than sight-reading. This means that the reading speed of the…
I think that is only true for some of us. Most people sound out words just as they were originally taught. They never did enough reading to learn to recognize shapes and patterns.
The reading speed that Medium uses to estimate reading time shows that they don’t think people have much in the way of reading skills.