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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Peripheral Vision is well-known in the South-African market for its strong expertise and competence, as well as for its commitment to back up its solutions with professional services and support.
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.
PERIPHERAL VISION is what you see to the sides while you're looking straight ahead--the edges of your eyesight.
For example, if you're deaf, you would benefit by seeing a car coming far off in your peripheral vision, because you can't hear that car approaching from the side; the same with being able to more accurately detect how fast something is moving.
Before bed that night I check Peripheral Vision and the signs are good.
For example, Lee, Legge, and Ortiz (2003) found that significant frequency effects occurred for the shortest exposures (25-50ms) in central vision, whereas they did not occur in peripheral vision until 100ms and that there was no difference in the pattern of frequency effects between central and peripheral vision at equivalent performance levels.
However, their sudden appearance, especially when accompanied by flashes of light or a loss of peripheral vision, may signify a retinal detachment, a serious condition that requires immediate evaluation by an ophthalmologist.
A shooter's focal and peripheral vision are designed by nature to work together.
Officials note that peripheral vision also is enhanced.
The SideWindows helmet allows for peripheral vision with side filters (shade five) that increase viewing area by more than 100%.
Thirty years after that first migraine, she knows exactly what is going on when she starts to experience classic migraine symptoms, including tingling in her fingers and a cone of light in her peripheral vision -- known as an aura.
They present a "strategic eye exam" to diagnose a company's peripheral vision and then describe a five-step process for improving vigilance.

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