BITE BAR

n. a safety restraint device used to steady the participant's head in studies involving visual perception. Usually, the bar is grasped between the jaws. A similar device may also be used to restrain and immobilize animals prior to inoculation or surgery.

BITE BAR: "When used during routine studies on humans, the bite bar is more of a lab safety gear than a restraining device."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "BITE BAR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bite-bar/ (accessed October 22, 2017).
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