Definition of chronoscope in English:
A device for measuring short time intervals, especially in determining the velocity of projectiles, or a person’s reaction time.
- The exhibit also features artifacts from late 19th century psychology laboratories, including the Hipp chronoscope and the Cattell voice key, as well as early tools for measuring visual and auditory perception and memory.
- The calibration of these chronoscopes is facilitated by the use of the chronograph.
- The data obtained with it withstand the comparison with those from much more expensive chronoscopes easily.
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