Reaction Time as an Index of Sensory Function
It is probably quite apparent from the contents of this book that there are many techniques which can be used to determine either the minimum levels of stimulation or the minimum difference in levels of stimulation necessary to produce behavioral consequences. These techniques all produce a measure of sensitivity conventionally called the threshold; they all determine something about the fineness with which an organism can discriminate certain elements of his environment from other similar elements.
KeywordsSensory Function Catch Trial Median Latency Anticipatory Response Test Tone
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