visual sensation

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Noun1.visual sensation - the perceptual experience of seeingvisual sensation - the perceptual experience of seeing; "the runners emerged from the trees into his clear vision"; "he had a visual sensation of intense light"
aesthesis, esthesis, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression - an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation; "a sensation of touch"
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The Flower Club and Harmony ensures a permanent presence of colors and scents of handpicked premium quality flowers that can create a striking visual sensation anywhere.
Just as Golgi's method gave rise to a neuroscientific project which sought to chase the mind into ever smaller parts of the brain, argues Kandel, so too did many painters and aestheticians from the period focus their attention on trying to pin down the smallest parts of visual sensation they could work with in isolation: the impression, the line, the plane.
It is essential to note that although attention-blindsight implies some conscious awareness or visual sensation in response to stimulus presentation, it is quantifiably distinct from a normal state of unimpaired conscious vision (which is known as gnosopsia).
Barry is the heartthrob and the brain behind it, as he brings to stage the best of dance performances, choreography, as well as the digital and visual sensation under Envie's flagship.
It is suggested that hypertension causes vascular endothelial changes including hyalinization, which can lead to demyelination of the sensory tracts which are involved in carrying the visual sensation to the higher centers which might result in conduction abnormalities.[2] Hypertension leads to ischemia which can cause demyelination of the optic nerve or damage of the retinal ganglion cell before the development of hypertensive retinopathy.
Emotionally, Organo "gets a different kind of high when I see the finished work" not only with her vermillion pieces that admirers say "evoke a euphoric visual sensation," but also her other pieces for their vibrant gemlike quality.
Generations of directors and students were influenced by his depth and visual sensation. Among his most prominent movies is "Three on the Road," where a truck driver picks up a bellydancer and a small boy escaping from their dire social conditions on his way from Aswan to Cairo.
Wheeler compares the visual and acoustic impression of "Synthetic Desert III" to his own experience in the deserts of northern Arizona, where near-silent conditions profoundly influence the visual sensation of distance.
Fishman was heavily influenced by the hard-edge abstract paintings of artists such as Gene Davis and Richard Anuszkiewicz, yet her Conceptualist approach extends beyond Op's traditional appeal to visual sensation alone.
As measured by the eye tracker, subjects who reported seeing motion were also able to smoothly track the motion of their hand in darkness more accurately than those who reported no visual sensation -- 46 percent versus 20 percent of the time.
Recall the definition, "correct perception of one's location and orientation within an environment." Given the frailty of the human vestibular and visual sensation and perception abilities in the aviation environment, a better phrase than pilot error ought to simply be, "exceeded the physiological and psychological capability of the aircrew." Those aircrew limitations are why improved education and training are so important.