- the interval between stimulation and response.
Origin of reaction time
First recorded in 1875–80
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Before each football season, Parish Episcopal players are required to take a reaction-time test designed for this exact purpose.Friday Night Lights Out: The Concussion Debate Hits the Texas Youth Leagues
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Reaction-time can be made to furnish a clue to the adaptability of the individual for any business, profession or vocation.
All those who showed a long time between stimulus and reaction-time were then eliminated.
Thus in the case of the reaction-time, if a student has a time more than 0.019 sec.Vocational Psychology: Its Problems and Methods
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- physiol another name for latent time
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- The interval between the presentation of a stimulus and the response to it.
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