Psychophysical Methods for Measuring Difference Thresholds

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Method of Adjustment - English

This script shows Fechner's Method of Adjustment for detection psychophysical difference thresholds.
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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2022, 12:14AM

Method of Constant Stimuli - English

This script shows Fechner's Method of Constant Stimuli for detection psychophysical difference thresholds.
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Method of Limits - English

This script shows Fechner's Method of Limits for detection psychophysical difference thresholds.
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Staircase Method - English

This script shows von Békésy's Staircase Method for detection psychophysical difference thresholds.
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References

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Fechner GT (1860/1966) Elemente der Psychophysik. Breitkopf & Härtel, Leipzig (reprinted in 1964 by Bonset, Amsterdam); English translation by HE Adler (1966): Elements of psychophysics. Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York.

Békésy G von (1947) A new audiometer. Acta Otolaryngol 35: 411–422

Blackwell HR (1952) Studies of psychophysical methods for measuring visual thresholds. J Opt Soc Amer 42: 624–643