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Weber's Law

 is a law of psychophysics whichstates that the amount by which a stimulus must change in order for that change to be noticeableis proportional to the intensity of that stimulus. Thus, stronger stimuli wouldneed to be increased by greater amounts than would weaker stimuli fornoticeable change.

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September 17th 2021

thematic apperception test (TAT)

 a projectivetest, whereby individuals are presented with ambiguous pictures and askedto generate a story from them, thereby reveal personality characteristics, motivation forpower, achievement and affiliation, and in a clinical setting, anyunderlying emotional problems.