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psychophysics

Pronunciation: si'ko-fiz'iks

Definition: The science of the relation between the physical attributes of a stimulus and the measured, quantitative attributes of the mental perception of that stimulus (the relationship between changes in decibel level and the corresponding changes in the human's perception of the sound).

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