Definition of Reaction time

1. Noun. The time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it.

Exact synonyms: Latency, Latent Period, Response Time
Generic synonyms: Interval, Time Interval



Definition of Reaction time

1. Noun. The interval between the reception of a stimulus and the initiation of a response ¹

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Medical Definition of Reaction time

1. The time from the onset of a stimulus until the organism responds. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reaction Time

reaction centre
reaction engine
reaction formation
reaction intermediate
reaction mechanism
reaction mechanisms
reaction mixture
reaction mixtures
reaction of degeneration
reaction of identity
reaction of nonidentity
reaction of partial identity
reaction propulsion
reaction quotient
reaction save
reaction time (current term)
reaction turbine
reaction turbines
reaction vessel
reaction vessels
reactional
reactionaries
reactionarily
reactionary
reactionaryism
reactionaryisms
reactionism
reactionist
reactionists
reactionless

Literary usage of Reaction time

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1. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1905)
"reaction time according to race. Psychol. Rev., ii, 1895, pp. 475-486. ... Influence of the intensity of the stimulus on the length of the reaction time. ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1911)
"NOTE ON SOME OF THE PHYSICAL FACTORS AFFECTING reaction time, ... The history of reaction-time investigations discloses a curious combination of painstaking ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1911)
"NOTE ON SOME OF THE PHYSICAL FACTORS AFFECTING reaction time, TOGETHER WITH ... The history of reaction-time investigations discloses a curious combination ..."

4. Psychology: A Study of Mental Life by Robert Sessions Woodworth (1921)
"THE reaction time EXPERIMENT One of the earliest experiments to be introduced into psychology was that on reaction time, conducted as follows: The ..."

5. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1896)
"I. REACTION-TIME : A STUDY IN ATTENTION AND HABIT. BY JAMES ROWLAND ANGELL AND ADDISON W. ... that experimentation upon reaction- time has been called the ..."

6. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The value for the absorbance of the first quenched sample in a kinetic run was therefore taken to be the absorbance of benzophenone at zero reaction time. ..."

7. The Psychology of Musical Talent by Carl Emil Seashore (1919)
"V. SIMPLE reaction time Reaction, simple and complex. ... reaction time experiments may bo divided into two large groups: first, simple reaction which is ..."

8. The Psychology of Musical Talent by Carl Emil Seashore (1919)
"V. SIMPLE reaction time Reaction, simple and complex. ... reaction time experiments may be divided into two large groups: first, simple reaction which is ..."

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