Descriptor English: Reaction Time
Descriptor Spanish: Tiempo de Reacción
Descriptor tiempo de reacción
Entry term(s) latencia de respuesta
tiempo de respuesta
velocidad de respuesta
Scope note: Tiempo transcurrido desde el comienzo de un estímulo hasta que se observa una respuesta.
Descriptor Portuguese: Tempo de Reação
Descriptor French: Temps de réaction
Entry term(s): Latencies, Response
Latency, Response
Reaction Times
Response Latencies
Response Latency
Response Speed
Response Time
Response Times
Speed, Response
Speeds, Response
Tree number(s): E05.796.817
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The time from the onset of a stimulus until a response is observed.
Annotation: physiological processes only
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Online Note: use REACTION TIME to search RESPONSE LATENCY 1970-76
History Note: RESPONSE LATENCY was see under REACTION TIME 1970-76
DeCS ID: 12364
Unique ID: D011930
NLM Classification: BF 317
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Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/06/30
Reaction Time - Preferred
Concept UI M0018540
Scope note The time from the onset of a stimulus until a response is observed.
Preferred term Reaction Time
Entry term(s) Reaction Times
Response Time
Response Times
Response Latency - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018541
Preferred term Response Latency
Entry term(s) Latencies, Response
Latency, Response
Response Latencies
Response Speed - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000733031
Preferred term Response Speed
Entry term(s) Speed, Response
Speeds, Response

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