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Tachistoscope

 

a device for the brief presentation of visual stimuli, such as letters, words, numbers, or geometric figures. Tachistoscopes are used in psychology to determine the speed and accuracy of perception and to study attention.

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1) There is evidence, however, that subliminal tachistoscopically presented stimuli are recognized at an unconscious level and do exert emotional effects (Silverman, 1966, 1976; Silverman & Candell, 1970).
It is a projective test in which pictures with threatening motifs are presented tachistoscopically in standardized low lighting conditions.
Evidence regarding the increase with age of RH specialization for face processing has been generally obtained by presenting faces tachistoscopically to the left and right visual fields (L and RVFs) and then measuring the size of perceptual asymmetry relative to overall performance level from one age to another.
The IT paradigm is a visual discrimination task in which two vertical lines of different length are presented tachistoscopically to the participant (involving subsequent masking of the stimulus).