FRACTIONATION By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the name that is given to the psychophysical procedure used to scale the magnitudes of a sensation. A person might be asked to make a thing half as bright thus halving it. FRACTIONATION: "A type of fractionation is the halving method." Related Psychology Terms SENSE-RATIOS METHOD FECHNER'S LAW THURSTONE ATTITUDE SCALES BORG SCALE PAIRED COMPARISON SEMITONE MACHOVER DRAW-A-PERSON TEST (DAP TEST) BROWN-PETERSON DISTRACTOR TECHNIQUE PARTIALLY ORDERED SCALE TRANSPORTER Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FRACTIONATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fractionation/ (accessed May 23, 2019).