FRACTIONATION

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FRACTIONATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fractionation/ (accessed May 23, 2019).
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