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psychophysics

 the study of therelationship between physical stimuli andthe mental events that arise as a result of these stimuli.The methods developed are fundamental to sensation and perception.

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September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.