Pertaining to the branch of psychology that deals with stimuli and sensory response. It also deals with object recognition.

Psy`cho*phys"ic*al (?), a.

Of or pertaining to psychophysics; involving the action or mutual relations of the psychical and physical in man.

Psychophysical time Physiol., the time required for the mind to transform a sensory impression into a motor impulse. It is an important part of physiological or reaction time. See under Reaction.

 

© Webster 1913.

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