AUDITORY SENSATION UNIT By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 refers to the just noticeable difference in sound intensity. See also difference threshold. AUDITORY SENSATION UNIT: "An auditory sensation unit refers to the amount a sound has to differ before being detected as different by the perceiver." Related Psychology Terms AUDITORY THRESHOLD I GALTON BAR SUPRALIMINAL SENSATION UNIT SEASHORE AUDIOMETER AUDITORY MASKING SENSATION INCREMENT METHOD OF LIMITS METHOD OF JUST NOTICEABLE DIFFERENCES SOUND INTENSITY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUDITORY SENSATION UNIT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/auditory-sensation-unit/ (accessed March 2, 2021).