- the branch of psychology that deals with the relationships between physical stimuli and resulting sensations and mental states.
Origin of psychophysics
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Examples from the Web for psychophysical
It was only the psychophysical pain in the brain which had been inhibited.
The suppressed emotion had evidently become a psychophysical "complex."
There remains still the translation into psychophysical terms.
But the psychophysical contribution of energies is not gratuitous.
We may now consider as our real topic the psychophysical activity.Psychology and Industrial Efficiency
- (functioning as singular) the branch of psychology concerned with the relationship between physical stimuli and the effects they produce in the mind
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- Of or relating to psychophysics.
- The branch of psychology that deals with the relationships between physical stimuli and sensory response.
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