- scientific instrument used by psychologists
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=tachistoscope
[ Greek ..., superl. of ... swift + -scope
An apparatus for exposing briefly to view a screen bearing letters or figures. It is used in studying the range of attention, or the power of distinguishing separate objects in a single impression.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/2
<instrument> An instrument to determine the shortest time an object must be exposed in order to be perceived. ... Origin: G. Tachistos, very rapid, fr. Tachys, rapid, + skopeo, to view ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
Found on http://www.mondofacto.com/facts/dictionary?tachistoscope
scientific instrument used by psychologists; presents visual stimuli for brief exposures
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=tachistoscope
• (n.) An apparatus for exposing briefly to view a screen bearing letters or figures. It is used in studying the range of attention, or the power of distinguishing separate objects in a single impression.
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/tachistoscope/
(from the article `perception`) Instances of slowly developing percepts require relatively simple procedures to uncover. Those percepts with a very rapid time course may be studied ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/t/2
tachistoscope, tachistoscopic, tachistoscopically An instrument by means of which objects may be presented to the eye for a brief measured period, a fraction of a second; one of its principal applications being the measurement of the span of apprehension, that is, the amount of detail that can be apprehended by a single act of attention or appercep
Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/2663/2
A tachistoscope is a device that displays an image for a specific amount of time. It can be used to increase recognition speed, to show something too fast to be consciously recognized, or to test which elements of an image are memorable. Projection tachistoscopes use a slide or transparency projector equipped with the mechanical shutter system typ
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tachistoscope
Type: Term Pronunciation: tă-kis′tŏ-skōp Definitions: 1. An instrument to determine the shortest time necessary for an object to be perceived.
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=89502
No exact match found