visual inattention

vis·u·al in·at·ten·tion

the inability to perceive a stimulus in a visual field when a similar stimulus is presented and perceived simultaneously in the homologous visual field.
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vis·u·al in·at·ten·tion

(vizh'ū-ăl in'ă-ten'shŭn)
Decreased visual screening and regard to visual stimuli.
See also: visual neglect
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Paper and pencil tasks are used routinely to assess visual perceptual symptoms of visual inattention even though they may not detect symptoms in a chronic stage [16].
Ninety-two percent of stroke survivors with suspected visual problems have been determined to have low vision, eye movement deficit, visual field impairment, and/or visual perceptual deficits such as visual inattention [4].
At the Royal London Hospital, all stroke survivors are administered a functional vision screen by occupational therapists to assess convergence, smooth pursuits, saccades, visual field deficits, and visual inattention [5] before being referred to an orthoptist for a full evaluation, including acuity testing.
Due to the increasing threat to driving safety, several approaches have been developed to estimate visual inattention [6].
Some studies focused on glance location as an indicator to recognize visual inattention. Therefore, 1.5th power of glance duration and a penalty for glance location have been used as principal characteristics of visual patterns to model driving behavior [9].
It takes driving scenarios into account, which may improve the context sensitivity of visual inattention warning system.
Furthermore, visual inattention was the main factor behind crashes found in a study of driving data collected in traffic, as stated by Klauer et al.
Callum also suffers with severe autism, learning difficulties, a bowel disorder and visual inattention.
Callum has severe autism, learning difficulties, a bowel disorder and visual inattention. It means he has no concept of danger, making daily life a challenge for mum-of-three Stephanie, who cares for him in Great Barr, Birmingham.
In addition, children with CVI may have visual inattention (McKillop et al., 2006).
Assessing visual inattention: study of interrater reliability.

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