Weber's law


We·​ber's law ˈweb-ərz- How to pronounce Weber's law (audio) ˈvā-bərz- How to pronounce Weber's law (audio)
: an approximately accurate generalization in psychology: the smallest change in the intensity of a stimulus capable of being perceived is proportional to the intensity of the original stimulus

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“Weber's law.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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