Definition of Just-noticeable difference

1. Noun. (psychophysics) the difference between two stimuli that (under properly controlled experimental conditions) is detected as often as it is undetected.

Exact synonyms: Jnd
Generic synonyms: Difference Limen, Difference Threshold, Differential Limen, Differential Threshold
Category relationships: Psychophysics



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Literary usage of Just-noticeable difference

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"We may seek, first, to find the just noticeable difference between two impressions. ... This difference is known as the just noticeable difference (or jnd). ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1911)
"Out of twelve tests, observer F reported i case in which an imagined just noticeable difference proved to be too great, and three cases where an imagined ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1911)
"Out of twelve tests, observer F reported i case in which an imagined just noticeable difference proved to be too great, and three cases where an imagined ..."

4. A Text-book of psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1910)
"The Just Noticeable Difference as the Unit of Measurement.— We defined the liminal stimulus, or the just noticeable stimulus, as that magnitude of stimulus ..."

5. Psychology by Burtis Burr Breese (1917)
"There seems to be no reason for believing that a just-noticeable difference in sensations of low intensity is equal to a just- noticeable difference between ..."

6. The Time of Perception as a Measure of Differences in Sensations by Vivian Allen Charles Henmon (1906)
"pression to this law by the assumption that the just noticeable difference is a constant quantity, and, further, that what applies to finite or sensed ..."

7. The New Psychology by Edward Wheeler Scripture (1897)
"We get for one person with the two-hand method a just noticeable difference of p,, and with the one-hand method p,; for another person g,, q,, &c. ..."

8. Outlines of Psychology: Based Upon the Results of Experimental Investigation by Oswald Külpe, Edward Bradford Titchener (1909)
"In other words, the sensible discrimination is inversely proportional to the just noticeable difference. Again, if we find that two brightnesses, 10 and n, ..."

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