peripheral vision


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peripheral vision

[pə′rif·ə·rəl ′vizh·ən]
(physiology)
The act of seeing images that fall upon parts of the retina outside the macula lutea. Also known as indirect vision.
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Our results suggest that the vision training program referred to both learning tasks, the choice reaction time and to the peripheral vision, but it is not related to the transfer task.
Peripheral vision is hard to study in an objective manner, because there is no way to separate the visual detection of the eye from the neural processing of the brain.
It's a coincidence because he has worn our colours on only one previous occasion - the day Peripheral Vision won her hurdle.
Peripheral Vision: Detecting the weak signals that will make or break your company suggests that all companies have to check their peripheral vision, and improve it to broaden the organizational vision.
Though the driver should see the lights only if he is looking at the mirror, those with good peripheral vision will notice them, but not be distracted by their presence, if looking ahead.
an eye chart test to evaluate your distance vision; a tonometer test, in which a special instrument is used to measure the pressure inside your eye; and a visual field test to measure your side, or peripheral, vision (loss of peripheral vision is a sign of glaucoma).
The article concludes with a self-test that companies can use to assess their need and capability for peripheral vision.
In order to stay in unison without music they worked with peripheral vision and deep muscle memory.
He remained focused on the FLIR presentation until he saw trees in his peripheral vision, then joined the copilot in an attempt to maintain control of the helicopter.
Wittgenstein, Hitchcock, Grace Kelly, James Stewart, even Alice (the little/big girl from Wonderland), all have lines in the script, describing a space in which glazed and mirrored surfaces catch visitors' peripheral vision, causing volumes to open up, merge and distort with theatrical trickery.
Parts of the visual cortex that typically respond only when a person gazes directly at an item showed pronounced activity when the volunteers used their peripheral vision, the scientists report in the Jan.
Blinders are the flaps they used to put on racehorses' eyes to keep them looking ahead so they don't freak out at distractions in their peripheral vision.

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