SPATIAL FREQUENCY By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 the number of elements that repeat in a pattern over a certain distance. For more understanding, you may study contrast sensitivity. SPATIAL FREQUENCY: "Spatial frequency is expressed as cycles per degree." Related Psychology Terms SIMULTANEOUS CONTRAST BEE COMMUNICATION CONTRAST-SENSITIVITY FUNCTION (CSF) SLEEP PATTERN EMOTION DISTRIBUTIONAL REDUNDANCY SUCCESSIVE CONTRAST MINIMUM SEPARABLE VISUAL THRESHOLD 1 CSF 1 Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPATIAL FREQUENCY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/spatial-frequency/ (accessed January 19, 2020).