adjective see tachistoscope

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  • tachistoscopic —  ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|skäpik adjective : of, relating to, or conducted by a tachistoscope tachistoscopic work tachistoscopic training tachistoscopic presentation * * * tachistoscopˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tachistoscopic — See tachistoscope. * * * …   Universalium

  • tachistoscopic — adj. of or pertaining to a tachistoscope …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tachistoscopic — ta·chis·to·scopic …   English syllables

  • tachistoscope — tachistoscopic /teuh kis teuh skop ik/, adj. /teuh kis teuh skohp /, n. Psychol. an apparatus for use in exposing visual stimuli, as pictures, letters, or words, for an extremely brief period, used chiefly to assess visual perception or to… …   Universalium

  • tachistoscope — noun Etymology: Greek tachistos (superlative of tachys swift) + International Scientific Vocabulary scope Date: circa 1890 an apparatus for the brief exposure of visual stimuli that is used in the study of learning, attention, and perception •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tova — Test of Variables of Attention, or T.O.V.A., is an objective, neuropsychological test that measures a persons sustained and selective attention. The T.O.V.A. is the most widely used objective measure of attention in the world, and is considered… …   Wikipedia

  • tachistoscopically — See tachistoscopic. * * * …   Universalium

  • perception — perceptional, adj. /peuhr sep sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or faculty of apprehending by means of the senses or of the mind; cognition; understanding. 2. immediate or intuitive recognition or appreciation, as of moral, psychological, or aesthetic… …   Universalium

  • metronoscope — A tachistoscopic apparatus that exposes for timed intervals short selections of printed matter for reading; used in testing and developing reading speed. [G. metron, measure, + skopeo, to view] * * * me·trono·scope (mə tronґə skōp) …   Medical dictionary

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