Monotype Corsiva

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Monotype Corsiva
MonotypeCorsivaSpec.svg
Category Script
Designer(s) Patricia Saunders
Foundry Monotype

Monotype Corsiva is a script typeface designed by Patricia Saunders at the Monotype Corporation.

An italic typeface made in the style of the early Italian cursives, as exemplified by the work of the writing master Ludovico Vicentino degli Arrighi in the sixteenth century. The capitals are of swash design, with characteristic flourishes, designed primarily for use as initial letters.

A 2010 Princeton University study involving presenting students with text in a font slightly more difficult to read found that they consistently retained more information from material displayed in so-called disfluent or ugly fonts (Monotype Corsiva, Haettenschweiler, Comic Sans Italicized were used) than in a simple, more readable fonts such as Arial.[1]

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  1. ^ Diemand-Yauman, C.; Oppenheimer, D. M.; Vaughan, E. B. (2011). "Fortune favors the (): Effects of disfluency on educational outcomes". Cognition 118 (1): 111–5. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2010.09.012. PMID 21040910.  edit

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