flicker fusion

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flicker fusion

[′flik·ər ‚fyü·zhən]
(physiology)
The tendency to perceive an oscillating or flickering sensory input signal as continuous when the frequency is above a specific threshold frequency.
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The critical flicker fusion frequency measured via the extracellular electroretinogram is dependent on a variety of factors, namely adaptational state, background intensity, stimulus intensity, and the subtended visual angle of the source.
A previous study by Moeller and Case (1995) reports a critical flicker fusion frequency of 12 Hz for Oplophorus spinosus, which has a depth distribution similar to that of O.

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