Definition of E. H. Weber
1. Noun. German physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878).
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1. A History of European Thought in the Nineteenth Century by John Theodore Merz (1907)
"He belonged to the circle of which EH Weber was the centre, and has taken an important place in the history of philosophy and science by his now celebrated ..."
2. Textbook of human physiology by Leonard Landois, William Stirling (1889)
"EH Weber calculated the velocity of the pulse wave as 9.240 metres [28^ feet] per ... (l) According to EH Weber the velocity of propagation of the waves is ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"WEBER, Wilhelm Eduard, German physicist. brother of EH Weber (qv): b. ... In the 30's of the last century EH Weber (qv) made the discovery that a subject ..."
4. The Medico-chirurgical Review by James Johnson, Henry James Johnson (1847)
"... the recent researches of Professors EH Weber and Bischoff, combined with those of other observers, to give a clear and succinct account of this matter. ..."
5. A Manual of Histology by Salomon Stricker (1872)
"... and Bischoff,ff and were finally a second time described by EH Weber,J| and since b}- others. They present, in the Human species, a uniform type, ..."
6. Elements of Physiology by Joh. Müller (1843)
"The double placenta sometimes * See EH Weber, in his Edition of ... EH Weber, Annot. Anat. 186. •)• Engraved representations of the Decidua will be found in ..."
7. Manual of Mental and Physical Tests: A Book of Directions Compiled with by Guy Montrose Whipple, ( (1914)
"(14) EH Weber, Der Tastsinn und das ... lifted weights (Test 20), has constituted one of the standard psychophysical experiments since the time of EH Weber, ..."
8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"This depends on thermic irritation of the terminal organs, as proved by the following experiment of EH Weber:—"If the elbow be dipped into a very cold fluid ..."