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Record 1 2018-11-30


Subject field(s)
  • Audiovisual Techniques and Equipment
  • Psychometry and Psychotechnology
  • The Product (Marketing)

An apparatus for the brief exposure of visual stimuli that is used in the study of learning, attention and perception.


[The tachistoscope is] a variation of the slide projector, produced by the addition of a special type of shutter. The shutter attachment allows the operator to flash numerals, words, sentences and paragraphs (or pictures) on a screen for times varying from one second to 1/100 second.

Key term(s)
  • tachystoscope


  • Audiovisuel (techniques et équipement)
  • Psychométrie et psychotechnique
  • Produit (Commercialisation)

Appareil permettant la présentation d'un stimulus visuel pendant un temps réglable, mais très court (en général inférieur à 1/10 de seconde) [...]


[Cet appareil est] utilisé notamment pour la mesure de la rapidité de perception, l'entraînement à la lecture rapide et pour des recherches commerciales (identification d'un matériel publicitaire).

Key term(s)
  • tachystoscope


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