VISUAL ATTENTION

the procedure by which one object, the objective, is chosen for study from among many competitor objects, the distractors.

VISUAL EXTINCTION

a type of visual neglect wherein a formerly visible stimulant in one half of the visual field disappears whenever a stimulant appears at the...

VISUAL MASKING

the effect of one visual stimulant making another stimulant invisible.

VISUAL SYSTEM

the elements of the nervous system and the non-neural apparatus of the eye which add to the comprehension of visual arousal. Anterior structures of...

VISUOSPATIAL FUNCTION

the capacity to identify the spatial facets of a shape or item in two and three dimensions.

VIVID DATA

information which are salient or imperative to a person. This information comprises observations, gathered either by direct or indirect sensory experience, which might further...

VOCATIONAL APTITUDE

the individual skills and characteristics needed for excellent performance of the jobs comprised in a specific profession.

VOICE-ONSET TIME (VOT)

with regard to phonetics, the short moment which passes between the first motion of the speech organs as one starts to enunciate a voiced...

VOLUNTARY ADMISSION

admission of a person into a mental facility or other inpatient unit at their own request, in the absence of force. The stay can...

VON RECKLINGHAUSEN'S DISEASE

an autosomal dominant genetic disorder wherein the typical anomalies are pigmented spots on the skin and tumors of the PNS. The latter might be...

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