SOUND PRESSURE By N., Sam M.S. - 4 the force that is exerted by a sound wave. The unit of measurement is a Pascal. It is also called the acoustic pressure. Have a look on decibel. SOUND PRESSURE: "The sound pressure that sound exerts in terms of atmospheric pressure." Related Psychology Terms HEARING (AUDITION) AUDITORY SPACE PERCEPTIO HEARING BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) STIMULUS (literally “goad”) REACTION TIME (Response Latency) EMOTION (General) LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) BRIL SCALE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SOUND PRESSURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sound-pressure/ (accessed October 6, 2022).