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Psychology 312: Visual Conspicuity

Helpful links and search tips for PSY 312: Sensation & Perception

Key Databases in Psychology

Transportation Research

Try searching these databases on "(conspicuity OR visibility) AND (emergency OR police)"

Resources on Emergency Vehicle Conspicuity

Suggested Search Terms for PsycINFO

These search terms are listed in PsycINFO's thesaurus, and may return relevant works from the psychology literature:

  • brightness perception
  • distance perception
  • illumination
  • pictorial stimuli
  • signal detection (perception)
  • visual discrimination
  • visual perception
  • visual thresholds
  • warnings
  • accident prevention
  • highway safety
  • risk factors
  • safety devices

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