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A technique of scaling used in psychophysics in which an observer is presented with a stimulus that is assigned an arbitrary value or number, then the observer is asked to select a stimulus whose magnitude is exactly half, that stimulus being assigned a number half the size of the first one, and so on. See also mel.

Subjects: Psychology.

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