noun (used with a singular verb)
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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The relations so determined constitute the newest of the sciences, psychophysiology or psychophysics.Herbert Spencer
J. Arthur Thomson
(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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The branch of psychology that deals with the relationships between physical stimuli and sensory response.
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