TAU EFFECT By N., Sam M.S. - 22 1. The effect of timing of stimuli. 2. the variant in time between the real object and the observer's movement at the same rate. tau effect. TAU EFFECT: "The Tau effect is best seen when we move to catch a ball." Related Psychology Terms NURSERY SCHOOL EXPERIENCE REACTION TIME (Response Latency) STIMULUS (literally “goad”) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Dissociative Identity Disorder ATARACTIC (Atanndc) LEARNING ADDS HEARING (AUDITION) ANTISOCIAL REACTION APPARENT DISTANCE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TAU EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tau-effect/ (accessed June 28, 2022).