FREQUENCY PRINCIPLE By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the principle that states that the greater the stimulation intensity, the greater the frequency of nerve impulses elicited. An organisms response will be more intense. FREQUENCY PRINCIPLE: "The frequency principle deals with intensity to frequency." Related Psychology Terms PRINCIPLE OF OPTIMAL STIMULATION AXON REFLEX RECIPROCITY LAW PHASIC RECEPTOR B FIBER KINESIS VOLLEY THEORY BASELINE MEASURES LAW OF SYMMETRY EXCLUDED MIDDLE PRINCIPLE Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FREQUENCY PRINCIPLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/frequency-principle/ (accessed January 16, 2019).