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perception

 [per-sep´shun]
the conscious mental registration of a sensory stimulus. adj., adj percep´tive.
depth perception the ability to recognize depth or the relative distances to different objects in space.
disturbed sensory perception a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as a change in the amount of patterning of incoming stimuli, accompanied by a diminished, exaggerated, distorted, or impaired response to such stimuli.
extrasensory perception (ESP) knowledge of, or response to, an external thought or objective event not achieved as the result of stimulation of the sense organs.

depth per·cep·tion

the visual ability to judge depth or distance.

depth perception

n.
The ability to perceive spatial relationships, especially distances between objects, in three dimensions.

depth perception

the ability to judge depth or the relative distance of objects in space and to orient one's position in relation to them. Binocular vision is essential to this ability. Also called stereopsis.

depth per·cep·tion

(depth pĕr-sep'shŭn)
The visual ability to judge depth or distance.
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time, movement time, depth perception, and eye hand / foot coordination were enhanced because of vision training which led to the improvement in the motor skills.
This study has shown that the presence of shadows significantly improves depth perception of human subjects during stereo-visual conditions, as the pointing task was completed with significantly less error.
Because our depth perception is so drastically affected, flying at night is more challenging than in the day.
Human depth perception largely is the result of stereo vision--the slightly different perspectives of the same scene that are observed by the left and right eyes.
When compared with other rehabilitation services for injuries resulting in systemic physical disabilities secondary to trauma, such as the loss of a limb, vision rehabilitation for loss of depth perception and decrease in peripheral visual field is frequently not addressed at the initial or latter stage of these rehabilitation services.
In order to study depth perception of a photograph, it is important to study directly perceived distances and angles in observing the objects as well as the physical distances and physical angles.
That similarity is a good reason to believe that human stereoscopic depth perception is an adaptation.
With director Wilson also designing the production's sets and lighting, ``The Black Rider'' delights in sparse forests, collapsing trees, ``Alice in Wonderland''-esque depth perception and huge, looming shadow puppets.
A small penlight shone into the infant's eyes can assess eye alignment, while depth perception can be measured by using 3-D glasses (like those you get in the movies) and showing the baby 3-D pictures; babies with good eye coordination and depth perception reach out to touch the picture.
They lack the depth perception that most of us take for granted when we maneuver through everyday life.
uses a Quality of Vision questionnaire to evaluate patients, asking whether they experience double vision, blurred vision, poor depth perception, and other visual problems.
True stereoscopic depth perception, when added to an electronic display image, is designed to provide state-of-the-art design review and visualization.