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Weber´s Law – Sensory Processing (PSY, BIO)

by Tarry Ahuja, MD
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    The lecture Weber´s Law – Sensory Processing (PSY, BIO) by Tarry Ahuja, MD is from the course Sensing the Environment.


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    1. Two sounds should be differ by a constant proportion of 0.3%.
    2. Can compare difference in the sound and weight of a phone.
    3. Two stimuli differ by an logarithmic proportion.
    4. Can tell the difference in intensity between 15 and 16 candles.
    5. Two weights should differ by a constant proportion of 1%.
    1. Difference thresholds can be measured by Weber’s Law.
    2. Difference thresholds described by Fechner’s Law
    3. Difference thresholds are dependent on signal transduction theory.
    4. Difference thresholds are dependent on alertness.
    5. Difference thresholds are dependent on previous exposure to the stimulus.
    1. Minimum noticeable difference between two sensory stimuli 50% of the time
    2. Minimum sensory threshold to perceive a stimulus 50% of the time
    3. Minimum stimulus intensity to perceive light in a dark room
    4. Minimum stimulus intensity for unconscious perception
    5. Motivation to detect a difference between two stimuli

    Author of lecture Weber´s Law – Sensory Processing (PSY, BIO)

     Tarry Ahuja, MD

    Tarry Ahuja, MD


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