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Matching just-noticeable differences

Donald Laming

in The Measurement of Sensation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198523420
eISBN:
9780191712425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523420.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Different stimulus continua have different Weber fractions. If Weber's Law holds, matching jnds across continua generates a power law relation. If numbers be regarded as an artificial continuum, ... More


Fechner's Law—the normal model

Donald Laming

in The Measurement of Sensation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198523420
eISBN:
9780191712425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523420.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The normal, equal variance model of signal detection theory, expressed with respect to log stimulus magnitude as metric, provides an account of discriminations between two separate stimulus ... More


A reinterpretation of sensory discrimination—the χ2 model

Donald Laming

in The Measurement of Sensation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198523420
eISBN:
9780191712425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523420.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The logarithm of a χ2 variable is approximately normal. For the number of degrees of freedom needed to model threshold discriminations between separate stimuli, the approximation is very good. So, ... More


A System of Rhythms: From Simple to Complex Dynamics

Buzsáki György

in Rhythms of the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195301069
eISBN:
9780199863716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301069.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

Neuronal networks in the mammalian cortex generate several distinct oscillatory bands. These neuronal oscillators are linked to the much slower metabolic oscillators. The mean frequencies of the ... More


Weber's Law

Donald Laming

in Inside Psychology: A science over 50 years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228768
eISBN:
9780191696336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228768.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter is all about changes and developments related to the Weber's Law during the past fifty years. Two ideas have transformed our understanding of sensory discrimination and of sensation ... More


Laws, Vindication, and Ontology

Steven Horst

in Laws, Mind, and Free Will

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015257
eISBN:
9780262295741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015257.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter is concerned with the putative difference between psychology and the physical sciences. Although this difference has been viewed as problematic for psychology, it is yet to be seen why ... More


Scaling

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher

in Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019453
eISBN:
9780262314930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

The goal of visual psychophysics is the quantification of perceptual experience—understanding the relationship between the external stimulus, the internal representation, and the overt responses. ... More


Everything Is a Relationship: The Nonegalitarian, Log-Scaled Brain

György Buzsáki

in The Brain from Inside Out

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190905385
eISBN:
9780190905415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905385.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the hypothesis that the strongly skewed nature of our perceptions and memory result from log-normal distributions of anatomical connectivity at both micro- and mesoscales, ... More


Introduction

Pat Rabbitt

in Inside Psychology: A science over 50 years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228768
eISBN:
9780191696336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228768.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the fifty-year history of the science of psychology. This book examines the ups and downs of cognitive science, modern ... More


Forty-Four Fewer Shades of Gray

Stephen R. Wilk

in Sandbows and Black Lights: Reflections on Optics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197518571
eISBN:
9780197518595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518571.003.0020
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Photographic color test cards having four rows of six squares include a six-square row that has six gradations of gray, including pure white and pure black at the ends. The intervening values are ... More


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