psychophysicist
noun see psychophysics

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  • psychophysicist — noun a psychologist trained in psychophysics • Derivationally related forms: ↑psychophysics • Hypernyms: ↑psychologist • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Stevens, ↑Smitty Stevens, ↑S. Smith Stevens, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gunnar Johansson (psychophysicist) — Gunnar Johansson was a Swedish psychophysicist. He was interested in motion perception in vision. He helped develop the rigidity assumption which posits that proximal stimuli that can be perceived as rigid objects are generally perceived as… …   Wikipedia

  • S. Smith Stevens — noun United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens power law to replace Fechner s law (1906 1973) • Syn: ↑Stevens, ↑Smitty Stevens, ↑Stanley Smith Stevens • Instance Hypernyms: ↑psychophysicist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Smitty Stevens — noun United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens power law to replace Fechner s law (1906 1973) • Syn: ↑Stevens, ↑S. Smith Stevens, ↑Stanley Smith Stevens • Instance Hypernyms: ↑psychophysicist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stanley Smith Stevens — noun United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens power law to replace Fechner s law (1906 1973) • Syn: ↑Stevens, ↑Smitty Stevens, ↑S. Smith Stevens • Instance Hypernyms: ↑psychophysicist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stevens — noun 1. United States filmmaker (1905 1975) • Syn: ↑George Stevens • Instance Hypernyms: ↑film maker, ↑filmmaker, ↑film producer, ↑movie maker 2. United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens power law to replace Fechner s… …   Useful english dictionary

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