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An apparatus that projects a series of images onto a screen at rapid speed to test visual perception, memory, and learning.
[Greek takhistos, superlative of takhus, swift + -scope.]
ta·chis′to·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
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(Physiology) an instrument, used mainly in experiments on perception and memory, for displaying visual images for very brief intervals, usually a fraction of a second
[C20: from Greek takhistos swiftest (see tachy-) + -scope]
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an apparatus that exposes visual stimuli, as words, very briefly, used to test perception or to increase reading speed.
ta•chis`to•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
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an instrument for exposing pictures and other visual stimuli for very brief periods, used in psychological testing and various teaching methods.See also: Instruments
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