Ernst Heinrich Weber

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Noun1.Ernst Heinrich Weber - German physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878)
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Not like a thermometer does, answers Ernst Heinrich Weber in Tastsinn und Gemeingefuhl (Sense of Touch and Common Feeling) (1846).
Our study of the underlying causes of Benford's Law includes the research of Ernst Heinrich Weber. Weber (Wikipedia 2005) found a form of the law of diminishing returns relationship in humans between stimulus and response: as stimulus increased, response also increased but at a decreasing rate that is logarithmic.