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af·ter·ef·fect

(af'ter-ĕ-fekt'),
A physical, physiologic, psychological, or emotional effect that continues after removal of a stimulus. See: flashback.

aftereffect

(ăf′tər-ĭ-fĕkt′)
n.
An effect following its cause after some delay, especially a delayed or prolonged physiological or psychological response to a stimulus.

aftereffect

a physical or psychological effect that continues after the stimulus is removed.

af·ter·ef·fect

, after-effect (AE) (aftĕr-ĕ-fekt)
A physical, physiologic, psychological, or emotional effect that continues after removal of a stimulus.

af·ter·ef·fect

, after-effect (aftĕr-ĕ-fekt)
A physical, physiologic, psychological, or emotional effect that continues after removal of a stimulus.
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2%) were discharged from the trauma unit, with or without aftereffects.
Another possible explanation for the shorter retention time in the heavy-resistance load condition was that cognitive strategies may be employed to quickly reduce errors in response to a large perturbation, but this rapid performance improvement also vanishes quickly after that perturbation is removed, leading to a faster decline of aftereffects during the postadaptation period [22].
Users should be informed of potential aftereffects and advised to allow for recovery time after VE exposure before engaging in activities such as driving an automobile.
However, paying attention to a feature not directly concerned with movement apparently does not influence motion aftereffects, Chaudhuri says.
The visitors strolled between the walls of the rectangular structures, which resembled half-demolished houses - the aftereffects of a disaster.
Many contend that emotionally confronting the trauma will quell its devastating aftereffects.
The pilots, however, reported no awareness of any marijuana aftereffects on their performance, mood or alertness.