psychophysics

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noun, plural in form 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 (such as intensity of stimulation) on the mental processes of an organism

psychophysicist

play \-ˈfi-zə-sist, -ˈfiz-sist\ noun

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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

: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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