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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Effects of postnatal exposure of monkeys to a PCB mixture on spatial discrimination reversal and DRL performance.
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.
To investigate the perceptual relevance ofthe coactivation effect, tactile spatial discrimination performance was tested in humans.
Rats were also tested with A, B, and C, to see whether they had learned the basic spatial discrimination. A clear blocking effect was found: rats that had already learned to locate the hidden platform by reference to three landmarks, A, B, and C, learned less about a fourth landmark, X, when it was added than did a control group trained with all four landmarks from the outset.
The facilitation of visual and spatial discrimination reversal by overtraining.

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