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Quantitative Estimates of Sensory Events

Nature volume 130, pages 334336 (03 September 1932) | Download Citation



AN immense mass of literature has accumulated around the problem which was stated by Fechner more than eighty years ago as that of measuring the increase of a mental intensity in terms of the relative increase of the corresponding physical energy. His problem, in fact, was that of finding a quantitative measure of certain subjective sensations.

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