spatial discrimination


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spatial discrimination

The ability to perceive as separate points of contact the two blunt points of a compass when applied to the skin.
See also: discrimination
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T01, T02, and T05 had previously undergone figure discrimination training with Wisconsin General Test Apparatus but had no experience with spatial discrimination.
The enhanced spectral resolution provided by the addition of side scatter channel facilitates the spatial discrimination of latex assay microparticles in the 1-2 [micro]m diameter range from the red and white cell components of whole blood.
Then they noted the color of the piece closest to their own, which was marked with an X -- a test of spatial discrimination.
This is a spatial discrimination task, and traditionally it has had two alternative explanations.
Lead-induced behavioral impairment on a spatial discrimination reversal task in monkeys exposed during different periods of development.
The facilitation of visual and spatial discrimination reversal by overtraining.

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