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Weber's law

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noun We·ber's law \ˈweb-ərz-, ˈvā-bərz-\

Medical Definition of Weber's law

  1. :  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

Biographical Note for weber's law

E. H. Weber

, —see weber-fechner law


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