Psychophysical
Psychophysical Psy`cho*phys"ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to psychophysics; involving the action or mutual relations of the psychical and physical in man. [1913 Webster]

{Psychophysical time} (Physiol.), the time required for the mind to transform a sensory impression into a motor impulse. It is an important part of physiological or reaction time. See under {Reaction}. [1913 Webster]


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