AUDITORY SENSATION UNIT By N., Sam M.S. - 5 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 ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD AUDITORY SPACE PERCEPTIO HEARING (AUDITION) JUST NOTICEABLE DIFFERENCE (JND; Differential or Difference Threshold) HEARING APPARENT SIZE FORCED CHOICE AUDITORY MASKING AUDITORY THRESHOLD I ESTHETICS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AUDITORY SENSATION UNIT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/auditory-sensation-unit/ (accessed October 6, 2022).