The Wave Theory of Difference and Similarity

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THE WAVE THEORY OF DIFFERENCE AND SIMILARITY

Stephen W. Link

LAWRENCE ERLBAUM ASSOCIATES, PUBLISHERS 1992 Hillsdale, New Jersey Hove and London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Table of Contents vii
  • Preface xiii
  • I - Psychophysical Origins Of Difference and Similarity 1
  • Introduction 3
  • 1 - The Elements 6
  • 2 - Challenges and Extensions 18
  • 3 - The Origin of The Psychometric Function 39
  • 4 - The Law of Comparative Judgment 53
  • 6 - The Psychological Ideal 100
  • 7 - Discrimination And Response Bias 109
  • 8- Discrimination And Response Strategy 133
  • II - Wave Theory 135
  • Introduction 137
  • 9 - Wave Discrimination Theory 140
  • 10 - Response Probabilities And Response Times 151
  • 11 Response Bias 183
  • 12 185
  • 13 - A Theory of Sensation 201
  • 14- Discriminability And Responsiveness 236
  • 15 - Theory of Feeling 238
  • 16 - Bias, Responsiveness, And Strategy 257
  • 17 294
  • Dénouement 315
  • Appendices 321
  • References 339
  • Supplemental References 349
  • Subject Index 365
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