Definition of Differential limen
1. Noun. The smallest change in stimulation that a person can detect.
Generic synonyms: Limen, Threshold
Specialized synonyms: Jnd, Just-noticeable Difference
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Literary usage of Differential limen
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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1920)
"-In the case of the differential limen he makes a judgment upon the relative degrees of the two sensations, but the judgment is actually little more than a ..."
2. A Text-book of psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1910)
"... aspects of the perception of movement,— the minimal and maximal rates at which movement may be perceived, the differential limen of rate, and so on. ..."
3. Color and Its Applications by Matthew Luckiesh (1921)
"His experiments on the differential limen of color sensitivity indicated that on a black background the stimulus- increments for orange, blue, ..."
4. The Apperception of the Spoken Sentence: A Study in the Psychology of Language by William Chandler Bagley (1900)
"... and (2) the symbolic elements must overstep the differential limen of the modality to which they belong, ie, they must, as perceptive elements, ..."