DECELERATION By N., Sam M.S. - 10 Decreasing the speed of an object. See acceleration. DECELERATION: "The car underwent deceleration when Joe braked." Related Psychology Terms NURSERY SCHOOL EXPERIENCE REACTION TIME (Response Latency) APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) EQUILIBRIUM (Labyrinthine Sense; Vestibular Sense) ORTHOKINESIS ACCELERATION FORCES NERVE CONDUCTION CRESPI EFFECT THRESHOLD FOR BODILY MOTION APPARENT MOVEMENT Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DECELERATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deceleration/ (accessed June 30, 2022).