Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Absolute Detection Threshold

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_19

Definition

On a stimulus continuum: a, What is the minimum value of a stimulus that is “just detectable” by a subject? This value is called the ‘absolute threshold’

 Pain Evaluation, Psychophysical Methods

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