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psychophysical

 [si″ko-fiz´ĭ-kal]
pertaining to the mind and its relation to physical manifestations.

psy·cho·phys·i·cal

(sī'kō-fiz'i-kăl),
Relating to the mental perception of physical stimuli. See: psychophysics.

psychophysical

/psy·cho·phys·i·cal/ (-fiz´ĭ-k'l) pertaining to the mind and its relation to physical manifestations.

psychophysical

[-fiz′ikəl]
pertaining to the psychosocial and physical aspects of a client's health and illness.

psy·cho·phys·i·cal

(sī'kō-fiz'i-kăl)
1. Relating to the mental perception of physical stimuli.
See also: psychophysics
2. Synonym(s): psychosomatic.

psy·cho·phys·i·cal

(sī'kō-fiz'i-kăl)
Relating to mental perception of physical stimuli.
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As Aronson has made clear (Buddhist Practice), Buddhism differentiates between ontological and psychological models of the self, and it denies the existence of a certain type of ontological self, defined in various ways (substantial, inherently existent, unchanging, essence-bearing, independent, and so on), but it does not deny the psychophysical processes that generally constitute us--it does not deny self tout court.
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The interface of cognitive and psychophysical research in cartography.
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