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Figural Aftereffect MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Figural Aftereffect
Tree Number(s)
F02.463.593.932.401
G14.360
Unique ID
D005366
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005366
Annotation
usually involves displacement of afterimage of geometric pattern in shape & space: differentiate from AFTERIMAGE; while both are in the field of perception, AFTERIMAGE is likely to be in ophthalmol jrnls, FIGURAL AFTEREFFECT, in psychol jrnls
Scope Note
A perceptual phenomenon used by Gestalt psychologists to demonstrate that events in one part of the perceptual field may affect perception in another part.
Entry Version
FIGURAL AFTEREFF
Entry Term(s)
Aftereffect, Figural
NLM Classification #
WW 105
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Figural Aftereffect Preferred
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