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vibration experience

a sensation produced by contact with a pulsating or rapidly vibrating object that stimulates receptors in the skin. The vibration sense can be measured with a mechanical vibrator that can be adjusted for threshold frequencies of the effect.

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June 19th 2024

picture superiority effect

picture superiority effect

the tendency for a picture or drawing to be remembered better than the name of the pictured object. For example, people are more likely to remember “dog” if they see a drawing of a dog than if they see the word dog.