PERIPHERY By N., Sam M.S. - 53 noun. With regard to vision, the portion of the visual region which is examined by the parts of the retina exterior to the fovea centralis. PERIPHERY: "Can you see my hand in your periphery field?" Related Psychology Terms VISIBILITY CURVE CEREBRAL CORTEX VISUAL DEFECTS COLOR BLINDNESS HALLUCINOGEN PERIPHERAL PERIPHERAL VISION HABIT Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PERIPHERY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/periphery/ (accessed July 1, 2022).