psychophysics

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

Definition of psychophysics

  1. :  a branch of psychology concerned with the effect of physical processes (such as intensity of stimulation) on the mental processes of an organism

psychophysicist

play \-ˈfi-zə-sist, -ˈfiz-sist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of psychophysics

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1875


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psychophysics

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

Medical Definition of psychophysics

  1. :  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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