SCOTOPIC STIMULATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Type of visual stimulation, using dim targets, which is typically designed to stimulate the retinal rod system in particular. Compare with: photopic stimulation. SCOTOPIC STIMULATION: "Scotopic stimulation is designed to excite the rod system employed in low-light vision." Related Psychology Terms SCOTOPIC VISION RHODOPSIN SCOTOPSIN PHOTOPIC VISION GRANIT THEORY OF COLOR VISION BRAIN STIMULATION OPSIN RETINAL FIELD CENTER-SURROUND ANTAGONISM VITAMIN A Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SCOTOPIC STIMULATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/scotopic-stimulation/ (accessed February 18, 2020).