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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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Psychology term of the day

June 19th 2021


in operantconditioning, a method to increase the probability and strength of aresponse by removing or withholding an aversive stimuli  (negative reinforcer)