distractor

dis·tract·er

also dis·trac·tor  (dĭ-străk′tər)
n.
One of the incorrect answers presented as a choice in a multiple-choice test.

distractor

(dɪsˈtræktə)
n
1. any of the incorrect choices in a multiple choice question
2. another spelling of distracter
Translations

distractor

[dɪsˈtræktər] n (in multiple choice question)réponse f piège (dans test de questions à choix multiples)
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According to the race-feature coding hypothesis, searches for other-race human faces among own-race distractor faces are faster than the reverse, which is referred to as an other-race search advantage (ORSA; Chiao et al.
In other words, the code used by the neurons to maintain memory information morphs to a different code after a distractor is presented.
Results: The results revealed that ringing cell phones in the class were the most commonly reported electronic external distractor for 68% of students, and 21% of them reported being extremely distracted by this noise.
There were also differences between false alarms to critical words and both unrelated critical-distractor and unrelated distractor items, both ps < .
For object categorization task, objects are categorized as clothes versus furniture (food picture served as distractor in this condition).
Her medical history included placement of a maxillary transpalatal distractor (TPD) for a class III dentoskeletal maxillomandibular dysmorphism with mandibular hyperdivergence 7 months earlier.
This task was followed by the selective attention task for 12 sessions, which was identical to the baseline task except that on one third of the trials in each session, an olfactory distractor was presented 1 or 2 sec after trial onset (i.
Si las crisis incrementan los costos se inventa un distractor, aun se recuerda al famoso "chupacabras" que existio en la imaginacion alla por 1994, el ano de los crimenes politicos, no mas.
Primarily, a radio-metacarpal and ulno-metacarpal distractor was applied under brachial block with aim to distract the fracture site.
Lyaan recovered well and recently her distractor was removed, the doctors added.
A corrective osteotomy was performed and an osteogenic distractor was inserted over the lateral aspect of the right mandible.