visual discrimination

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vis·u·al dis·crim·i·na·tion

(vizh'ū-ăl dis-krim'i-nā'shŭn)
A general term for visual skills that require the ability to detect specific features of an object to recognize it, to match or duplicate it, and to categorize it.
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The only visual search test published in Spain to date is the DiViSA (Trees Simple Visual Discrimination Test, Santacreu, Shih, & Quiroga, 2011), which is administered and corrected online.
Our prediction that social pressure would be greater with the clearance of the visual discrimination task and the presence of the majority was derived from findings in previous conformity studies.
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The purpose of this study was to investigate whether or not poor mathematics achievement was related to performance on tests of visual discrimination and visual memory.
But before they are prepared to deal with the intricacies and complexities of letters and words, they need to practice and reline their visual discrimination and pattern recognition skills.
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