SENSORY CIRCLE By N., Sam M.S. - 1 an area of skin that gives rise to nervous activity when it is stimulated. It was described by Franz Weber, 1795-1878. SENSORY CIRCLE: "A sensory circle gives rise to a receptive field." Related Psychology Terms JUST NOTICEABLE DIFFERENCE (JND; Differential or Difference Threshold) CEREBRAL CORTEX COLOR SOLID FRANZ, SHEPHERD IVORY COLOR CIRCLE LASHLEY, KARL SPENCER (1890- 1958) Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY EMOTION (General) CATTELL, JAMES iMcKEEN (1860- 1944) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SENSORY CIRCLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sensory-circle/ (accessed June 27, 2022).