MAGNITUDE ESTIMATION

The subjective judgement of the magnitude of a stimulus by assigning it a numerical value on a scale.

MAGNITUDE ESTIMATION: "Professionals are fairly accurate at magnitude estimation when it comes to earthquakes, whereas amateurs tend to make basic mistakes."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MAGNITUDE ESTIMATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/magnitude-estimation/ (accessed June 14, 2019).
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