reaction time


noun Psychology.

the interval between stimulation and response.

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Origin of reaction time

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for reaction time

reaction time

noun

physiol another name for latent time
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Medical definitions for reaction time

reaction time

n.

The interval between the presentation of a stimulus and the response to it.
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