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E. H. Weber

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{n: Fechner's law, Weber-Fechner law} (psychophysics) the concept that the magnitude of a subjective sensation increases proportional to the logarithm of the stimulus intensity; based on early work by E. H. Weber

{n: Fechner, Gustav Theodor Fechner} German physicist who founded psychophysics; derived Fechner's law on the basis of early work by E. H. Weber (1801-1887)

{n: Weber, E. H. Weber, Ernst Heinrich Weber} German physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878)

{n: Weber, Wilhelm Eduard Weber} German physicist and brother of E. H. Weber; noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1804-1891)

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