RELATIVE SENSITIVITY

Ability to determine differences in stimulus intensity or quality where one stimulus is measured relative to another. Reduction of sensitivity occurs when only a single stimulus is provided at any given time.

RELATIVE SENSITIVITY: "Relative sensitivity requires a subject to be able to differentiate between the quality and intensity of given stimuli."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RELATIVE SENSITIVITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/relative-sensitivity/ (accessed January 25, 2020).
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