Definition of visuospatial in English:


Line breaks: visuo|spatial
Pronunciation: /ˌvɪʒjʊəʊˈspeɪʃ(ə)l
, -zj-/


[attributive] Psychology
  • Relating to or denoting the visual perception of the spatial relationships of objects: this increased lateralization of the male brain allows for greater right hemisphere performance and visuospatial skills
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    • There is an improvement in visuospatial constructional ability and visuospatial learning and recall with age in both genders.
    • Subjects are first asked to copy the figure to assess their visuospatial constructional ability, and then 30 minutes later, are asked to reproduce the figure from memory.
    • Age is the most significant risk factor for dementia, a syndrome characterized by a decline in memory and in at least one of the following areas: language, visuospatial skills, and executive functioning.

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