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psychophysicist

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A student of psychology who relies mainly or extensively upon quantitative experiments made by one person upon another.
  • Pertaining to or composed of psychophysicists.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a psychologist trained in psychophysics

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Examples

  • Attributed to the psychophysicist Ernst Heinrich Weber by von Uexküll 1957/1934.

    INSIDE OF A DOG

  • Columbia in 1930 and went on to a post-doctoral fellowship at Columbia, studying with Selig Hecht, an outstanding psychophysicist interested in phototransduction - the transformation of light into neural signals.

    Eric R. Kandel - Autobiography

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  • Psychophysicists—scientists who study the ways that the brain interacts with the physical world—have shown that these attributes are separable. Each can be varied without altering the others, allowing the scientific study of one at a time.
    Daniel J. Levitin, This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession (New York: Penguin Random House, 2007), p. 17

    June 19, 2017