visuospatial


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vi·su·o·spa·tial

 (vĭsh′o͞o-ō-spā′shəl)
adj.
Of or relating to visual perception of spatial relationships among objects: the visuospatial skills needed to complete a jigsaw puzzle.

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Cluster standard scores for the three components of the WM architecture (central executive, visuospatial scratchpad, phonological loop) were calculated as directed in the WMTB-C manual (Gathercole & Pickering, 2000).
They then completed the WWW experience and demographic questionnaire followed by tests of reading ability, spatial ability, verbal and visuospatial working memory, and processing speed; the navigation task; and finally a test of memory for page details.
Other early symptoms are visuospatial or cerebellar in origin, such as visual field defects, diplopia, and ataxia.
Domains that weren't acutely affected by chemotherapy were delayed memory, visuospatial processing, executive function, processing speed, and motor function.
The RCFT copy phase is a measure of visuospatial constructional ability while the recall phase of the task evaluates the individual's ability with encoding complex visual information into longer-term storage and then recalling this information at a later time.
Toward the end of this stage, some visuospatial impairment becomes evident.
Researchers attribute the IQ rise to such factors as better diet and health (which have raised average height since 1945), more education and environmental stimulation (Howard, 1991; Flynn, 1996; Jensen, 1996), increased outbreeding, test sophistication, smaller family size (Zajonc & Mullally, 1997), and better visuospatial ability due to growing up in a more visual culture(Neisser, 1997; Greenfield, 1998).
All patients were assessed with a neuropsychological test battery (Table 11), testing memory, language, abstract thinking, cognitive speed, and visuospatial skills [19-24].
This rare condition includes mild or moderate mental retardation, impaired visuospatial construction skills, heart and blood vessel defects, elevated concentrations of calcium in the blood during childhood, and an elfin face.
They enhance the functionality of the brain, and even alter the size of structures related to visuospatial skills.
NEUROMEM will provide mechanistic answers to 3 long-standing questions: 1) What is the link between memory and space, and role of spatial context in re-imagining episodes 2) How are the multiple diverse elements of complex life-like events recollected together 3) How can remembered events be read-out as visuospatial imagery Work will comprise psychological and functional neuroimaging experiments using sophisticated designs including use of virtual reality, and corresponding simulations of how such behaviour can be driven by neuronal activity.