asymtope

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asymtope (plural asymtopes)

  1. Misspelling of asymptote.
    • 1962: Harvey B. Black, Improving the Programming of Complex Pictorial Materials: Discrimination Learning as Affected by Prior Exposure to and Relevance of Components of the Figural Discriminanda; Final Report, page 15 (Indiana University, School of Education, Audio Visual Center)
      Facilitation of discrimination learning by the addition of relevant cues within a given stimulus dimension such as the dimension of shape may be limited by the information processing capacity of the organism with performance reaching an early asymtope and then decreasing with added cues (Rappaport, 1957; Attneave, 1960; Miller, 1956; and French, 1953).