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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Moreover, this visual dominance effect was independent of the difficulty of processing in different sensory modalities: it occurred both when the single modality visual and auditory processing was equally difficult in Experiment 1 [Figure 2]a and when the single modality processing was more demanding in the auditory than visual modality in Experiment 2 [Figure 2]a.
There are numerous ways to objectively assess the working memory, either in the visual modality or in the auditory modality or in both visual and auditory modalities.
Last, it is capable to automatically determine the number of latent topics for visual modality. Extensive experiments demonstrate the above advantages in terms of perplexity, image annotation, and classification.
Moreover, it is interesting to note that this pattern was found for the VE and VTE phases but not for the TE phase, therefore suggesting that the visual modality was prominent over the touch for the hedonic evaluation of the tested products.
Our results demonstrate that the effects of visual action interfere with the motor modality but that those of proprioceptive action do not influence visual modality [43-45].
The differences in testing procedures for working memory capacity aimed to give both groups of deafblindness the optimal prerequisites to perceive stimuli (the visual modality in the USH2 group and the auditory modality in the AS group).
While it appeared like the rats were using the infrared detector like a new visual modality, Thomson was unsure whether that was actually the case.
In such situations, large amounts of information processing is necessary, which is much more than the brain can reliably process and interpret using tactile modality (despite neuroplasticity phenomena taking place), compared to a much greater capacity of visual modality processing.
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.
In the visual modality, during visual word recognition tasks, this early response (<200 ms) was localized using single equivalent current dipole (ECD) in caudal and mesial occipital regions (primary and association visual cortices) [31].
Study 2 introduces another modality--visual cues conveyed by the profile picture of a communication partner--to explore how visual modality combined with either text chat or audio chat affect collaboration outcomes.

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