reaction time


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reaction time

n.
The interval of time between application of a stimulus and detection of a response.

reaction time

n
1. (Physiology) physiol another name for latent time
2. (Psychology) physiol another name for latent time

reaction time

1. The elapsed time between the initiation of an action and the required response.
2. The time required between the receipt of an order directing an operation and the arrival of the initial element of the force concerned in the designated area.
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Noun1.reaction time - the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
interval, time interval - a definite length of time marked off by two instants
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reaction time

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The information can theoretically be connected to a semi-autonomous driving system to improve reaction times while the vehicle is being operated manually.
13,14] Hence, the present trial conducted to evaluate the effect of eperisone and tizanidine on visual and auditory reaction time.
Previous research consistently shows that cumulative sleep restriction and drowsiness results in an increase in reaction time (RT), a decrease in response speed (1/RT), and increase in a number of lapse (RT > 500 ms)[4, 5, 6].
Autonomous vehicles reduce this by having much improved reaction times and carefully calculating the braking force required given the distance to, and speed of, the vehicle in front.
5] The visual and auditory reaction time (Fig A & B) was measured by asking the subject to open a key kept in series with an electromagnetic time marker as quickly as he/she could do with the dominant hand after noticing a light or sound stimulus initially without mouthpiece and subsequently using mouthpiece.
A reduction was observed in the auditory reaction time however this did not reach statistical significance.
Although the reaction time was shortened a little while more catalyst was added, the yields also decreased, so the optimum amount of catalyst was 1 mol%.
This equipment measures visual or auditory simple (one sound, one light) reaction time and visual multiple-choice (one of two light) reaction time.
In the present paper, we propose a suitable lighting pattern by which to improve the performance of a driver's pedestrian perception in order to shorten the driver's reaction time.
The nanocatalyst enables the reaction to take place at room temperature, and it decreases the reaction time while increasing the efficiency.
When the reaction time increased to 5 h, the hydrolysis and polymerization side reactions were increased and this situation was caused increase to acid value and molecular weight of WIF products.