visual memory


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visual memory

the ability to create an eidetic image of past visual experiences. Also called eye memory.

visual memory

Psychology The ability to recall visual images in the form of objects, events, or words

vis·u·al mem·o·ry

(vizh'ū-ăl mem'ŏr-rē)
Retained memory of objects when the visual stimulus is no longer present.
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Previous research has suggested that humans may have superior visual memory, and that hearing words associated with sounds -- rather than hearing the sounds alone -- may aid memory.
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