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psychometric function

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

In signal detection theory, a plot of the intensity of stimuli on the horizontal axis against the percentage of correct detections of the stimuli on the vertical axis, the resulting curve...

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psychometric function

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

In signal detection theory, a plot of the intensity of stimuli on the horizontal axis against the percentage of correct detections of the stimuli on the vertical axis, the resulting curve...

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Psychometric Functions for Ternary Odor Mixtures and Their Unmixed Components

Toshio Miyazawa, Michelle Gallagher, George Preti and Paul M. Wise.

in Chemical Senses

November 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 5311 words.

People are often able to reliably detect a mixture of 2 or more odorants, even if they cannot reliably detect the individual mixture components when presented individually. This phenomenon...

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Methods for Fitting Olfactory Psychometric Functions: A Case Study Comparing Psychometric Functions for Individuals with a “Sensitive” or “Insensitive” Genotype for β-Ionone

Mei Peng, Michael J. Hautus and Sara R. Jaeger.

in Chemical Senses

November 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 9324 words.

In psychophysics, the detection of sensory signals can be depicted by a psychometric function (PF)—a sigmoid function determined by the intercept (i.e., threshold) and the slope (i.e., the...

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psychometric function n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 57 words.

In signal detection theory, a plot of the intensity of stimuli on the horizontal axis against the percentage of correct

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psychometric function n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 57 words.

In *signal detection theory, a plot of the intensity of stimuli on the horizontal axis against the percentage of

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Measuring Disability and Function in Older Women: Psychometric Properties of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument

Edward McAuley, James F. Konopack, Robert W. Motl, Karl Rosengren and Katherine S. Morris.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

July 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 7815 words.

Background. The recent development of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument (LL-FDI) was an important contribution to the measurement of function and...

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Fitting Psychometric Functions Using a Fixed-Slope Parameter: An Advanced Alternative for Estimating Odor Thresholds With Data Generated by ASTM E679

Mei Peng, Sara R. Jaeger and Michael J. Hautus.

in Chemical Senses

March 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 8227 words.

Psychometric functions are predominately used for estimating detection thresholds in vision and audition. However, the requirement of large data quantities for fitting psychometric...

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Continuing Decline of Memory Skills with Significant Recovery of Intellectual Function Following Severe Carbon Monoxide Exposure: Clinical, Psychometric, and Neuroimaging Findings

Cecil R. Reynolds, Ramona O. Hopkins and Erin D. Bigler.

in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

February 1999; p ublished online February 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neuropsychology. 0 words.

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Extensive clinical, psychometric, and neuroimaging data are presented and interpreted with regard to a 35-year-old, White male college graduate who...

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MILDLY DISTURBED HEPATIC AND PANCREATIC FUNCTION DURING EARLY ABSTENTION FROM ALCOHOL IS ASSOCIATED WITH BRAIN ATROPHY AND WITH DISTURBED PSYCHOMETRIC PERFORMANCE

Klaus Junghanns, Jutta Backhaus, Clemens Veltrup, Jürgen Dageförde, Hartmut Brückmann and Tilman Wetterling.

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

March 2004; p ublished online March 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4503 words.

Aims: To investigate the relation of liver status and pancreatic function to disorders of the central nervous system during early abstention from alcohol. Methods: Sixty-seven...

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LOW-COST RACE SIMULATOR FUNCTION IS RELATED TO PSYCHOMETRIC PERFORMANCE IN HEALTHY OLDER ADULTS

in The Gerontologist

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 242 words.

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Continuing decline of memory skill with significant recovery of intellectual function following massive carbon monoxide exposure: Clinical, psychometric, and neuroimaging findings

C. R. Reynolds and E. D. Bigler.

in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neuropsychology. 0 words.

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C - 33Psychometric Properties of the NeuroQoL v2.0 Cognitive Function-Short Form in Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

E Clark, D Terrry and G Iverson.

in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

P ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neuropsychology. 289 words.

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Volunteering for Research: A Test of the Psychometric Properties of the Volunteer Functions Inventory with Online Panellists

Andrea Vocino and Michael J. Polonsky.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

December 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 4924 words.

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poikilitic function

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

Another name for a psychometric function. [From Greek poikilos various + -itikos resembling or marked by]

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poikilitic function n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 19 words.

Another name for a psychometric function. [From Greek poikilos various + -itikos resembling or marked by]

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poikilitic function n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 19 words.

Another name for a *psychometric function. [From Greek poikilos various + -itikos resembling or marked by]

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psychometrics n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 25 words.

the measurement of individual differences in psychological functions (such as intelligence and personality) by means of standardized tests.

—psychometric adj....

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inventory n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 76 words.

Any list or schedule of items. In psychometrics, a *questionnaire or checklist usually functioning as a self-report test of

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psychometrics n.

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 22 words.

the measurement of individual differences in psychological functions (such as intelligence and personality) by means of standardized tests. —psychometric adj....

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psychometrics n.

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 23 words.

the measurement of individual differences in psychological functions (such as intelligence and personality) by means of standardized tests.

—psychometric adj.

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