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Participants are shown misaligned lines and asked to indicate which side the top line is offset. Alternatively, participants may be asked to complete an alignment with a pencil or digital pointer.

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visual alignment task has been asserted to measure the following CONCEPTS
Phenotypes associated with visual alignment task


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In the Cognitive Atlas, we define a contrast as any function over experimental conditions. The simplest contrast is the indicator value for a specific condition; more complex contrasts include linear or nonlinear functions of the indicator across different experimental conditions.

angle of offset

An indicator is a specific quantitative or qualitative variable that is recorded for analysis. These may include behavioral variables (such as response time, accuracy, or other measures of performance) or physiological variables (including genetics, psychophysiology, or brain imaging data).


Orientation repulsion and attraction in alignment perception.
Tzvetanov T, Wirmer A, Folta K
Vision research (Vision Res)
2007 Jun

Spatial alignment over retinal scotomas.
Crossland MD, Bex PJ
Investigative ophthalmology & visual science (Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci)
2009 Mar

Orientation dependent misalignments in a visual alignment task.
Sittig AC, De Graaf JB
(Vision Res)
1994 Sep