Stevens' law

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Noun1.Stevens' law - (psychophysics) the concept that the magnitude of a subjective sensation increases proportional to a power of the stimulus intensity
law of nature, law - a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"
psychophysics - the branch of psychology concerned with quantitative relations between physical stimuli and their psychological effects
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(1) During the year I had the privilege of serving as one of Justice Stevens' law clerks, retired Chief Justice Warren Burger passed away.
The log-log plot shows a gradient of .86, which represents the exponent in Stevens' law (cf.
In addition, unlike Stevens' law, but similar to the results of Standing and Blackburn (1995) as well as Higgs et al.