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inverted image

[in′vərd·əd ′im·ij]
(optics)
An image in which up and down, as well as left and right, are interchanged; that is, an image that results from rotating the object 180° about a line from the object to the observer; such images are formed by most astronomical telescopes. Also known as reversed image.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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When the MR task involved an inverted image, the reaction time was slower and the accuracy was lower than those for other image orientations.
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(This orientation appears reversed in the inverted image provided by some astronomical telescopes.) Similarly, the images of stars are smeared into tiny vertical spectra aligned at right angles to the horizon.
In the prime task, participants were asked to mentally rotate an inverted image to upright and make a normal versus mirror judgment using a key response.
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