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the branch of psychology concerned with quantitative relations between physical stimuli and their psychological effects

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Impairment of color spatial vision in chronic alcoholism measured by psychophysical methods.
The procedure was based on the psychophysical method of limits, in which the stimuli that are presented across trials vary monotonically along a perceptual dimension.
Empirical performance of optimal Bayesian adaptive psychophysical methods.
Scales for perceived egocentric distance in a large open field: Comparison of three psychophysical methods.
Although the most appropriate technique to quantify exertion is largely dependent on the objectives of the study and the resources available, psychophysical methods such as magnitude estimation, the focus of this study, are often used.
The LBW decision is ideally suited to study by standard psychophysical methods.
Jenkins is a recognized expert in learning-based brain plasticity, behavioral algorithms, and psychophysical methods, as well as multimedia and Internet technology.
Recently, other psychophysical methods, including the method of constant stimuli and two alternative forced-choice methods, have been used in perceptual scaling experiments (Ariely, 2001; Chong & Treisman, 2003).
The visual space geometry derived from the use of psychophysical methods must be something like a computational theory that determines: (a) the inputs to the system (geometrical structure of physical space), (b) the outputs of this processing (visual space and its metric and properties), and (c) the transformation that the visual system applies to those inputs.
Some authors have argued, conservatively, that psychophysical methods yield relevant data in the absence of more objective information (e.
Fechner, who, to criticisms of his psychophysical methods, responded, 'all philosophical counter-demonstrations are, I think, mere writing in the sand' (1887, p.
Jenkins is an expert in learning-based brain plasticity, behavioral algorithms, and psychophysical methods, as well as multimedia and Internet technology.
Toward this end, Putz-Anderson and Galinsky (1993) adapted psychophysical methods, used to characterize manual lifting (e.