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Definition of the noun aftereffect

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noun - plural: aftereffects

  1. any result that follows its cause after an interval
  2. a delayed effect of a drug or therapy
    • example: the drug had unexpected aftereffects
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: effect = a symptom caused by an illness or a drug

Alternative definition of the noun aftereffect


  1. Any delayed effect; an effect which is not immediately manifested.
  2. A term used for by recreational dextromethorphan users, meaning hung over. The period of time after a self-induced "high" has worn off, but there is still altered vision and awareness.

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Google previewSensory Experience, Adaptation, and Perception (2013)

Festschrift for Ivo Kohler by Lothar Spillman, Bill R. Wooten

A number of studies have demonstrated further that the primary basis for the negative aftereffect is a temporary...

Google previewThresholds of Western Culture (2003)

Identity, Postcoloniality, Transnationalism by John Burt Foster, Jr., Wayne Froman

of emotion, as if one's psyche had undergone a profound catharsis whose aftereffect is a feeling of total sub— mission to the work. Furtwangler's Beethoven is not an artistic work to which one listens at a distance, but a work that takes over ...

Google previewPsychology in Your Life (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The motion aftereffect is a visual illusion experienced after viewing a moving visual stimulus for a time (tens of milliseconds to minutes) with stationary eyes, and then fixating a stationary stimulus. The stationary stimulus appears to move in the ...

Google previewExpressive Form (2004)

A Conceptual Approach to Computational Design by Kostas Terzidis

Aftereffect is an effect following its cause after some delay, especially a delayed or prolonged physiological or psychological response to a stimulus. It is the result that implies the cause. It is “after” that suggests “before”. The behavior of finite ...

Google previewThe Direction of Time (1991)

by Hans Reichenbach, Maria Reichenbach

Aftereffect refers to relations within a row; independence to relations between different rows; and lattice invariance to relations between horizontal and vertical probabilities. We shall see later that these relations can also be satisfied by physical ...

Google previewSensation and Perception (2014)

by Bennett L. Schwartz, John H. Krantz

A motion aftereffect is a motionbased visual illusion in which a stationary object is seen as moving in the opposite direction of real or apparent motion just observed . 8.3 Discuss how we infer form from the perception of biological motion.

Google previewThe Handbook of Multisensory Processes (2004)

by Gemma Calvert, Charles Spence, Barry E. Stein

A promising candidate area for direct involvement in the neural changes associated with the ventriloquism aftereffect is the parietal lobe, where individual neurons respond to multiple sensory stimuli. The parietal lobe has been implicated in ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Psychological Theories (2006)

by J.E. Roeckelein

Afterimages/aftereffects include the following: postural aftereffect - a subjective phenomenon resulting from adoption of an eccentric or abnormal body position for a period of time, and then assuming a normal position whereupon one has the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Postmodernism (2003)

by Victor E. Taylor, Charles E. Winquist

Leslie Hill attempts to expose Blanchot's so-called anti- Senutism as erroneous; and in Scandal and Aftereffect: Blanchot and France Since f930 (l996), Steven Ungar attempts to ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Condensed Matter Physics (2004)

by Charles P. Poole, Jr.

BALLISTIC AFTEREFFECT An inertia effect occurring when a magnetic bubble domain is displaced under the action of a pulse of a nonuniform magnetizing field , and continues its motion at the initial speed after the pulse termination. The path ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1991)

by Stuart Sutherland

aftereffect. Any direct effect of a stimulus on perception that operates (usually briefly) after the stimulus ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Aftereffect ...

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

aftereffect < longterm effect‚ side-effect, spin-off- effect; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams (2012)

The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber by Deirdre Barrett, Patrick McNamara

enhanced performance in a visuomotor coordination task ( specifically, improved visual motion perception by decreasing motion aftereffect duration) for ...

Google previewThe Dictionary for Human Factors/Ergonomics (1992)

by James H. Stramler, Jr.

auditory auditory absolute threshold see threshold of audibility auditory aftereffect a phenomenon in which familiar sounds appear modulated for a period of time after listening to rapid, high- intensity impulses; also auditory aftereffect ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

aftereffect n. EFFECT. aftermath n. consequence, result, upshot, aftereffect, outcome, end, sequel, reward, finale, denouement, payoff. ant prelude, start, onset, beginning. afterthought 16 aghast afterthought n.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

causatum, fortuity, incident, landmark, milepost, occasion, offshoot 9 aftermath, happening, milestone, outgrowth, resultant 1 0 occurrence, pnenome- non 11 achievement, aftereffect, competition, consequence, eventuality 12 circumstance, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2002)

by Raymond J. Corsini

aftereffect A sensation that remains or cominues after a stimulus ceases or is removed. for ...

Google previewThe Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology (2010)

by Irving B. Weiner, W. Edward Craighead

Perhaps the most famous phenomena in motion perception is the Motion Aftereffect (MAE) that is produced when one stares at one direction of motion for a long time (around 30 seconds, also known as adaptation), for example, a waterfall.

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Aftereffect Meaning

Video shows what aftereffect means. Any delayed effect, an effect which is not immediately manifested.. A term used for by recreational dextromethorphan users, ...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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