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Descriptor English: Psychophysics
Descriptor Spanish: Psicofísica
Descriptor Portuguese: Psicofísica
Descriptor French: Psychophysique
Entry term(s): Psychophysic
Tree number(s): E01.370.685
F04.096.753
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011601
Scope note: The science dealing with the correlation of the physical characteristics of a stimulus, e.g., frequency or intensity, with the response to the stimulus, in order to assess the psychologic factors involved in the relationship.
Annotation: Specialty: IM, NIM coordinate, no qualification; PSYCHOACOUSTICS is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Perception (1966-1969)
Public MeSH Note: 70
History Note: 70
Related: Differential Threshold MeSH
DeCS ID: 12037
Unique ID: D011601
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1970/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/30
Psychophysics - Preferred
Concept UI M0018035
Scope note The science dealing with the correlation of the physical characteristics of a stimulus, e.g., frequency or intensity, with the response to the stimulus, in order to assess the psychologic factors involved in the relationship.
Preferred term Psychophysics
Entry term(s) Psychophysic



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