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WPM

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WPM

(Words Per Minute) The measure of a person's typing speed. Although touch typists range from 50 to 80 WPM, very fast typists attain 100 or more. Experienced "hunt and peck" typists typically maintain from 25 to 40 WPM, while the world's record for blistering speed is credited to Stella Pajunas-Garnand, who typed 216 WPM on an IBM electric typewriter in Chicago in 1946. See touch typing.
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A study recommended the standards for the effect size as 4, 7, and 10.1 to establish small, medium, and large effect sizes for a lexical retrieval task, respectively.26 Overall, the effect sizes for PISW were large across all scripts and for WPM were medium for all except Script-6, which was small but robust, as supported by the stable variability shown during MP.
The writing speed is calculated in terms of words per minute (wpm) on the assumption that a word consists of 5 characters.
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After pre-culture of sodium alginate capsules containing the explants in liquid WPM media with different sucrose concentrations, the highest percentage of regeneration was obtained in treatment with 0.75 M sucrose after 24 hours of preculture (Figure 1).
Mean reading speed in words per minute (WPM) for each reading medium at 12-point font (12PF) or 18point font (18PF), stratified by the visual acuity (VA) group.
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Citied from previous publications (e.g., Camine, & Silbert, 1979; Hasbrouck & Tindal, 1992; Koorland, Keel, & Ueberhorst, 1990; Shapiro, 1996), the CWPM and WPM criterion rates varied considerably (i.e., 30-180) depending on grade-level or reading age of students.
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