useful field of view


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useful field of view

Abbreviation: UFOV
A test of visual attention that measures the space in which an individual can receive information rapidly from two separate sources. It is a strong predictor of accidents in older drivers. Training can expand the useful field of view and increase the visual processing speed of an elderly person.
See also: field
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Participants receiving the placebo cigarettes underestimated the duration of time to complete the Useful Field of View Task whereas subjects who received the active marijuana overestimated this duration (i.
Moderately strong evidence indicates that training methods, such as those focused on useful field of view and simulator-based driver training, may be adequate ways of enhancing the cognitive, visual, and attentional skills of older individuals with vision loss or those whose visual impairment is due to stroke or hemianopic field loss.
Age differences in target identification as a function of retinal location and noise level: Examination of the useful field of view.
Bootlace lenses can be developed with up to four perfect focal points, giving a much greater useful field of view than reflector antenna systems, which are limited to approximately 16 [degrees] of scan.
The exercises train the brain to process visual information faster, expand the useful field of view and improve at divided attention.