1. the law postulating that sensory magnitude develops as a power action of stimulant magnitude. 2. a generalization shown by a learning curve wherein each degree in the performance variant corresponds with a logarithmic escalation in the practice variant.

POWER LAW: "It is expected you will have a thorough knowledge of the power law prior to entering any statistics course."
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