HyperDic: differential_threshold

English > 1 sense of the expression differential threshold:
NOUNcognitiondifferential threshold, difference threshold, difference limen, differential limenthe smallest change in stimulation that a person can detect
English > differential threshold: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe smallest change in stimulation that a person can detect.
Synonymsdifference threshold, difference limen, differential limen
Narrowerjust-noticeable difference, jnd(psychophysics) the difference between two stimuli that (under properly controlled experimental conditions) is detected as often as it is undetected
Broaderthreshold, limenThe smallest detectable sensation

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