visual modality


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Noun1.visual modality - the ability to seevisual modality - the ability to see; the visual faculty
visual system - the sensory system for vision
sense modality, sensory system, modality - a particular sense
exteroception - sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
stigmatism - normal eyesight
achromatic vision - vision using the rods
acuity, sharp-sightedness, visual acuity - sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart)
binocular vision - vision involving the use of both eyes
central vision - vision using the fovea and parafovea; the middle part of the visual field
chromatic vision, color vision, trichromacy - the normal ability to see colors
distance vision - vision for objects that a 20 feet or more from the viewer
eyesight, sightedness, seeing - normal use of the faculty of vision
monocular vision - vision with only one eye
near vision - vision for objects 2 feet or closer to the viewer
night vision, night-sight, scotopic vision, twilight vision - the ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)
daylight vision, photopic vision - normal vision in daylight; vision with sufficient illumination that the cones are active and hue is perceived
peripheral vision - vision at the edges of the visual field using only the periphery of the retina
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Following the steps learned via an aural and visual modality in the CBI, the students apply the proper hand washing steps by participating in an interactive, Adobe Flash-based practical application.
Research on adults' identification of emotions when cues were presented either auditorily or visually indicated that the visual modality always yielded superior identification compared to the auditory modality.
Ewing and Yong (1992) compared learning style preferences among ethnically diverse groups of gifted students and found many significant differences among gifted Black, Mexican American, and American-born Chinese students concerning their preferences for noise, light, visual modality, studying in afternoon, and persistence.
Individuals with a visual modality prefer to learn information that is presented in charts, graphs, and symbols, rather than words) An auditory/aural preference indicates that the individual prefers to receive information that is communicated orally.
The visual modality procedure was identical to that used in the tactile modality, but for this task the participants were required to explore the matrices visually, not tactilely.
Chapter Five, "Increasing the Visual Modality," gives practice and performance techniques, focusing on visual learning.
No one knows if the visual modality will reclaim areas in their brains that it lost to other senses due to blindness"
She summarizes proof thereof from the literature on characteristic pathological features in the language of savants and aphasics and, finally, language use in the visual modality, specifically ASL.
The visual modality alone has also been shown to improve recall.
Shane added that for some children, "learning occurs using a visual modality, so picture system can actually speed up speech and language acquisition.
His topics are model representation, the visual modality abstraction, examples of visual modalities, recursive state-space estimation, examples of target detectors, building applications with OpenTL.

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