phi phenomenon

noun

Definition of phi phenomenon

  1. :  apparent motion resulting from an orderly sequence of stimuli (such as lights flashed in rapid succession a short distance apart on a sign) without any actual motion being presented to the eye

Circa 1928

First Known Use of phi phenomenon

circa 1928


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phi phenomenon

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noun \ˈfī-\

Medical Definition of phi phenomenon

  1. :  apparent motion resulting from an orderly sequence of stimuli (as lights flashed in rapid succession a short distance apart on a sign) without any actual motion being presented to the eye—compare apparent motion


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