By Jon Roeckelein

ISBN-10: 0313008639

ISBN-13: 9780313008634

ISBN-10: 0313304602

ISBN-13: 9780313304606

Fully cross-referenced and source-referenced, this dictionary includes over 1200 entries including phrases relating legislation, theories, hypotheses, doctrines, rules, and results in early and modern mental literature. every one access comprises the definition/description of the time period with observation, through a few cross-referenced, similar phrases, and by way of chronologically-ordered resource references to point the evolution of the time period. An appendix presents supplementary fabric on many legislation and theories no longer incorporated within the dictionary itself and may be valuable to scholars and students inquisitive about forte components in psychology.

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When objects are closer than 20 feet (near vision), the ciliary muscles contract, which causes relaxation of the suspensory ligaments and which, in turn, allows the flattened lens to thicken or bulge in shape, causing a sharper focus of light rays on the retina (Hochberg, 1965). The term accommodation sensation refers to a sensation that accompanies changes of visual adjustment that is attributable to changes in tension of the ciliary muscles that control the shape of the lens, and the term accommodation time refers to temporal duration from the moment a visual stimulus is presented in the line of vision until the lenses of the eyes have adjusted for clear vision of an object (Warren, 1934).

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