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the reduction or elimination of the visibility of a brief a target stimulus by the presentation of a second stimulus (the mask) contiguous in space and/or time
Synonyms: masking
Perception
VSochat about one year ago.

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Tasks that are asserted to measure visual masking

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contrast detection task
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    rapid serial visual presentation task
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      "Initial definition retrieved from http://www.scholarpedia.org/article/Visual_masking"
      NPicchetti (about six years ago)

      Term History

      REVISION 5

      Definition contributed by MLewis about five years ago:the reduction or elimination of the visibility of a brief a target stimulus by the presentation of a second stimulus (the mask) contiguous in space and/or time

      REVISION 4

      Definition contributed by BGregory about six years ago:the reduction or elimination of the visibility of a brief (≤ 50 ms) stimulus, called the “target”, by the presentation of a second brief stimulus, called the “mask”.

      REVISION 3

      Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:the reduction or elimination of the visibility of a brief (≤ 50 ms) stimulus, called the “target”, by the presentation of a second brief stimulus, called the “mask”. (from scholarpedia.org)

      REVISION 2

      Definition contributed by BGregory about seven years ago:the reduction or elimination of the visibility, a brief (≤ 50 ms) stimulus, called the “target”, by the presentation of a second brief stimulus, called the “mask”. (from scholarpedia.org)

      REVISION 1

      Definition contributed by SAdministrator about eight years ago:No definition submitted yet

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