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psychophysics

noun plural but singular in construction psy·cho·phys·ics \ˌsī-kō-ˈfi-ziks\

Definition of PSYCHOPHYSICS

:  a branch of psychology concerned with the effect of physical processes (as intensity of stimulation) on the mental processes of an organism
psy·cho·phys·i·cist \-ˈfi-zə-sist, -ˈfiz-sist\ noun

Origin of PSYCHOPHYSICS

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1878

psychophysics

noun plural but singular in construction psy·cho·phys·ics \ˌsī-kō-ˈfiz-iks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PSYCHOPHYSICS

:  a branch of psychology concerned with the effect of physical processes (as intensity of stimulation) on the mental processes and especially sensations of an organism

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