DELAYED EFFECT By N., Sam M.S. - 78 An effect that is not seen until some time after the event. See causal latency- remote cause. DELAYED EFFECT: "A tsunami is a delayed effect from an earthquake." Related Psychology Terms DELAYED REACTION ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CAUSAL ORDERING CAUSAL LATENCY Dissociative Identity Disorder WECHSLER MEMORY SCALE (WMS) MENTAL RETARDATION (CAUSES) REMOTE CAUSE PROXIMATE CAUSE SCHIZOPHRENIA (OTHER TYPES) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DELAYED EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/delayed-effect/ (accessed February 2, 2023).