- Subjective persistence of sensation after cessation of stimulus. SYN: afterimpression, afterperception.
* * *af·ter·sen·sa·tion -sen-.sā-shən, sən- n a sensation occurring after stimulation by its external cause has ceased esp AFTERIMAGE
* * *af·ter·sen·sa·tion (af″tər-sen-saґshən) a sensation lasting after the stimulus that produced it has been removed; called also afterimpression.
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Aftersensation — Aft er*sen*sa tion, n. (Psychol.) A sensation or sense impression following the removal of a stimulus producing a primary sensation, and reproducing the primary sensation in positive, negative, or complementary form. The aftersensation may be… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
aftersensation — /af teuhr sen say sheuhn, ahf /, n. Psychol. an afterimage. [1865 70; AFTER + SENSATION] * * * … Universalium
aftersensation — see aftereffect … Dictionary of Hallucinations
aftersensation — n. residual visual image, afterimage, image that remains after the actual image has disappeared … English contemporary dictionary
aftersensation — noun an image (usually a negative image) that persists after stimulation has ceased • Syn: ↑afterimage • Hypernyms: ↑memory image • Hyponyms: ↑aftertaste * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etym … Useful english dictionary
afterimpression — SYN: aftersensation. * * * af·ter·im·pres·sion (af″tər im preshґən) aftersensation … Medical dictionary
afterimage — Persistence of a visual response after cessation of the stimulus. SYN: accidental image, negative image. negative a. a. in which the lightness relationship is reversed; if chromatic, it appears in complementary color. positive a. a. in which the… … Medical dictionary
afterperception — SYN: aftersensation. * * * af·ter·per·cep·tion (af″tər pər sepґshən) the perception of a sensation after the stimulus producing it has ceased … Medical dictionary
aftertouch — Subjective persistence of tactile sensation after cessation of the stimulus; a form of aftersensation … Medical dictionary
aftereffect — Also known as aftersensation and perceptual aftereffect. All three terms refer to the illusory visual perception that may follow prolonged exposure to a particular visual stimulus. As a rule, aftereffects present themselves in the inverted… … Dictionary of Hallucinations