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Object-centered representation is when the individual stores a representation of the object, independent of its appearance to the viewer
Objective measures are dependent variables such as reaction time that can be easily verified. Likewise, psychological tests that draw conclusions about people's states or traits on the basis of their responses to unambiguous stimuli, such as rating scales or questionnaire items. Responses to objective measures are usually interpreted using a nomothetic approach . In contrast with Subjective measures

Objective morality refers to the perception of morality as objective, that is, as existing outside the cognitive functioning of people a characteristic of Piaget's stage of moral realism.

Objective personality tests are tests that typically use the questionnaire technique of measurement, for example, true/false or multiple-choice questions
Objective test refers to a test that gives the same score when different people correct it.

Objective threshold is a term which according to Cheesman and Merikle is the stimulus energy level that elicits truly random behavior. In comparison with Subjective threshold
Oblique effect refers to enhanced sensitivity to vertically and horizontally oriented visual stimuli. This effect has been demonstrated by measuring both perception and neural responding.

Obscenity that which is offensive to decency or modesty, or calculated to arouse sexual excitement or lust.

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