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Visual perception is the ability to interpret the surrounding environment by processing information that is contained in visible light. The resulting perception is also known as eyesight, sight, or vision.
Perception
CWhite about two years ago.

Asserted relationships to other concepts

Tasks that are asserted to measure visual perception

TaskContrast Measure

Parallel/serial search
  • response time to identify target
(details) 

coherent motion
  • percent correct
(details) 
  • response time
(details) 

object perception task
  • percent correct
(details) 
  • percent detected
(details) 

object recognition task
  • percent correct
(details) 

Motion processing
    (details) 

    Emotion Recognition Task
      (details) 

      Muller-Lyer Illusion
        (details) 

        Manipulation of ISI
        • Inter Stimulus Interval
        (details) 
        • Color
        (details) 

        Surface properties of object paradigms
          (details) 

          Face Identification task
            (details) 

            contrast sensitivity test
              (details) 

              emotion expression identification
                (details) 

                action-perception loop
                  (details) 

                  Re-entrant processing
                    (details) 

                    visually guided saccade task
                      (details) 

                      object classification
                        (details) 

                        local computation
                          (details) 

                          retinotopic representation
                            (details) 

                            perceptual organization
                              (details) 

                              cross modality
                                (details) 

                                visual illusion susceptibility
                                  (details) 

                                  backward masking
                                    (details) 

                                    multistability
                                      (details) 

                                      Bistability
                                        (details) 

                                        biological motion task
                                          (details) 

                                          lateral facilitation
                                            (details) 

                                            contour interpolation task
                                              (details) 

                                              reading (overt)
                                                (details) 

                                                perceptual closure task
                                                  (details) 

                                                  contour integration task
                                                    (details) 

                                                    Vernier discrimination task
                                                      (details) 

                                                      Sensory Profile
                                                      • visual processing
                                                      (details) 

                                                      Mullen Scales of Early Learning
                                                      • visual reception
                                                      (details) 

                                                      beery-buktenica developmental test of visual-motor integration
                                                      • visual perception score
                                                      (details) 

                                                      WAIS Picture Completion
                                                      • correct identifications
                                                      (details) 

                                                      visual alignment task
                                                      • accuracy of participant minus average accuracy of controls
                                                      (details) 

                                                      passive viewing
                                                      • areas of activation during task minus baseline
                                                      (details) 

                                                      orthographic discrimination
                                                      • average accuracy of controls minus accuracy of participant
                                                      (details) 

                                                      drawing
                                                      • overall similarity to intended picture
                                                      (details) 

                                                      Birmingham object recognition battery
                                                      • copying test
                                                      (details) 
                                                      • overlapping figures test
                                                      (details) 

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                                                      Term History

                                                      REVISION 2

                                                      Definition contributed by CWhite about two years ago:It is the process whereby sensory stimulation is translated into organized experience. That experience, or percept, is the joint product of the stimulation and of the process itself.

                                                      REVISION 1

                                                      Definition contributed by ALenartowicz about nine years ago:Ability to interpret information from visible light reaching the eye.

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