EMMETROPISM By N., Sam M.S. - 9 The normal optical system where distant objects are sharply focused on the retina. Also called emmetropia. Compare hyperopia- myopia. EMMETROPISM: "Emmertropism is the normal functioning of the eye and optical system." Related Psychology Terms VISUAL DEFECTS VISIBILITY CURVE VISIBLE SPECTRUM COLOR BLINDNESS SPECIFIC ENERGIES CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) AMETROPIA ASTIGMATISM APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EMMETROPISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/emmetropism/ (accessed October 5, 2022).