Hyperphysics vs. Psychophysics



The study of supernatural beings or phenomena


(psychology) The branch of psychology concerned with the effects of physical stimuli on mental processes


The science of the connection between nerve action and consciousness; the science which treats of the relations of the psychical and physical in their conjoint operation in man; the doctrine of the relation of function or dependence between body and soul.


the branch of psychology concerned with quantitative relations between physical stimuli and their psychological effects


Psychophysics quantitatively investigates the relationship between physical stimuli and the sensations and perceptions they produce. Psychophysics has been described as or, more completely, as .Psychophysics also refers to a general class of methods that can be applied to study a perceptual system.

‘the scientific study of the relation between stimulus and sensation’; ‘the analysis of perceptual processes by studying the effect on a subject's experience or behaviour of systematically varying the properties of a stimulus along one or more physical dimensions’;


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