- Gus·tav The·o·dor [goo s-tahf tey-aw-dawr] /ˈgʊs tɑf ˈteɪ ɔˌdɔr/, 1801–87, German physicist, psychologist, and philosopher.
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- Gustav Theodor (ˈɡʊstaf ˈteːodoːr). 1801–87, German physicist, philosopher, and psychologist, noted particularly for his work on psychophysics, Elemente der Psychophysik (1860)
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Fechner(fĕk′nər, fĕKH′-)Gustav Theodor 1801-1887
- German psychologist and physicist who studied the relationship between strength of stimulus and intensity of sensation, thereby founding psychophysics.
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