tachistoscope definition

  • noun:
    • An apparatus that projects a few pictures onto a screen at rapid speed to test visual perception, memory, and discovering.
    • a device that displays a few brief pictures; employed by psychologists to research perception, memory and learning
    • An apparatus for revealing briefly to see a screen bearing letters or figures. It is used in studying the product range of attention, or even the energy of identifying individual things in one single impression.
    • In experimental therapy, an apparatus which reveals to view, for a brief and precisely variable-time, an object or little band of items (letters, short words, etc.).
    • medical instrument used by psychologists; gifts artistic stimuli for brief exposures

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