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weber-fechner law

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Weber-Fechner law We·ber-Fechner law (vā'bər-)
The principle that the intensity of a sensation varies by a series of equal arithmetic increments as the strength of the stimulus is increased geometrically. Also called Fechner-Weber law.

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  • The law, which is called the weber-fechner law, applies to all of our desires as well as to our sensations.

    The Nervous Housewife Abraham Myerson

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