SCOTOPIC STIMULATION

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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."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SCOTOPIC STIMULATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/scotopic-stimulation/ (accessed July 3, 2022).

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