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Visual perception is the ability to interpret the surrounding environment by processing information that is contained in visible light. The resulting perception is also known as eyesight, sight, or vision.

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Tasks that are asserted to measure visual perception

Task Contrast Measure

coherent motion
  • response time
  • percent correct

object perception task
  • percent detected
  • percent correct

Manipulation of ISI
  • Color
  • Inter Stimulus Interval

object recognition task
  • percent correct

Parallel/serial search
  • response time to identify target

Sensory Profile
  • visual processing

Mullen Scales of Early Learning
  • visual reception

Birmingham object recognition battery
  • copying test
  • overlapping figures test

  • overall similarity to intended picture

orthographic discrimination
  • average accuracy of controls minus accuracy of participant

passive viewing
  • areas of activation during task minus baseline

visual alignment task
  • accuracy of participant minus average accuracy of controls

WAIS Picture Completion
  • correct identifications

beery-buktenica developmental test of visual-motor integration
  • visual perception score