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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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Cumann na nGaedheal politicians were not, however, completely at a loss when challenged, and one of the pleasures of Afterimage is reading the ripostes they made to those who interrupted them either in the Dail or on the stump.
Based on the three afterimage trials at the end of each block, we determined the relative position of the eyes at the limit of the bifixation field.
"The finding suggests that the afterimage is formed in the brain, not in the eye," the author, Hiroyuki Ito of Kyushu University, wrote in an email.
The Omnicity partnership with Afterimage should produce significant operating expense savings for the company and dramatically accelerate speed to market.
Unlike Lycan and others-perhaps unlike the majority of current thinkers on the consciousness-physical problem-Sellars did not regard sensory experiences, afterimages, and feelings as having genuine intentionality.
But Afterimage is historically accurate in more interesting ways.
It would be open to an extreme perceptual theorist to hold that sometimes it can visually appear to a subject that there is a nonphysical object before her (an afterimage experience might be held to be an example).
The Fiction of Geopolitics: Afterimages of Culture from Wilke Collins to Alfred Hitchcock.
That is, if the retina's local signs were shifting at the time that the flashes were being painted upon the retina, the resultant positive afterimage of each flash should appear to move in the direction of that shift, and they do not.
Moments of quiet drama pack a punch, but the real scene stealers are the more action-packed bits the trailing afterimage of light and shape that characterizes Flash's speeding effect.
At 51, the former frontman of AfterImage who wrote '90s anthem songs like 'Habang May Buhay' and 'Next in Line' is debuting in musical theater.