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afterimage

[′af·tər‚im·əj]
(neuroscience)
A visual sensation occurring after the stimulus to which it is a response has been removed.
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Additionally, the relative position of the eyes at the "breaking point" was determined by the observer's report of the position of (a) the upper half of the stimulus relative to the lower half and (b) the upper half of an afterimage induced with the eyes at the "breaking point" relative to the lower half.
"But I think that the afterimages reflect brain activities and provide us the means to know those activities in a directly visible form," he added.
Preserve relocated to New York City later in 1998, and the last issue of its periodical afterimages appeared in the Summer of 1999.
Common visual disturbances attributed to HPPD are recurrent geometric hallucinations, perception of peripheral movement, colored flashes, intensified colors, palinopsia, positive afterimages, haloes around objects, macropsia, and micropsia occurring spontaneously in individuals with no prior psychopathology.
Afterimages of Gilles Deleuze's Film Philosophy is the result of this collaboration.
Philosophers who objected to Feigl's view shortly after his long essay was published were not generally bothered by the idea that an afterimage may be a physical occurrence in the brain; they were bothered by the idea that the qualities of the occurrence that we are or can be introspectively aware of in having the afterimage could be physical qualities.
"I inherited Jackson, Mississippi./ For my majority it gave me Emmett Till." Symbolically, Till was murdered the same summer that Lorde, born in 1934, turned 21; her coming of age is linked to witnessing the afterimages of crime, then and in the future.
They measured both the perceived size and distance of afterimages and real objects with the same proximal size.
As Rudy Kushar notes, leisure and consumption cannot be reduced as Theodore Adorno once suggested to "afterimages of the work process." This perspective surely has dominated historical analyses of leisure--as manipulations of capital, reproductions of class conflict, and compensations for alienated labor.
Intelligent Optical Systems won an award to work on its prototype dazzler that uses an array of super-bright diode clusters to disorientate crowds with strong afterimages. The HSARPA project funds development of a device that can operate at longer distances, incorporates a laser rangefinder and can cover a much larger area "while still providing a flash frequency and exposure level as effective as the single beam."
Much of McMaster's art--including his solo exhibits Savage Graces: "afterimages" and The Cowboy/Indian Show--explore and explode stereotypical views of Native people.