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(fek'nĕr),
Gustav T., German physicist, 1801-1887. See: Weber-Fechner law, Fechner-Weber law.
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Edgar Coover, who developed methods that presaged the gold-standard double-blind clinical trial in his studies of ESP at Stanford University in the early part of the 20th century (Coover, 1917); Hans Berger, the German psychiatrist who developed the EEG in an attempt to measure the "psychic energy" he felt was responsible for an episode of telepathy between him and his sister (Millett, 2001); Gustav Fechner, as we have already discussed; and J.
After the introduction of the Weber's Law, Fechner eventually figured out the relations between stimulus intensity and perception by integrating his bold assumption with Weber's Law.
Wells's fictional time machine is also attributed to a doctoral character not unlike Fechner's Dr.
The use of simple polygons such as the ones used by Fechner (1876/1997) makes the translation to the pretended relationship between art and perceived beauty quite difficult (Nadal, 2007).
Globale Verwaltung und Kommunikation in Jesuitenorden 1540-1773, 2011, bien conocida y oportunamente mencionada por Fechner) ha contribuido a llenar el vacio.
Alem disso, Froes da especial destaque aos estudos de Leibniz, Wolff, Herbart e Fechner, a partir dos quais Freud parece ter derivado a concepcao de fronteira existente entre a consciencia e o lugar da escuridao dos pensamentos, o inconsciente.
Individuals came from many parts of the world to enjoy freedom that they were denied in their home countries (Fechner, 2001).
But some are more startling in their appearance, yet completely justifiable, such as "Concerning Fechner," and "The Hidden Self." Strangely, in a volume on the "heart," "The Will to Believe" is not on the list.
Gustav Theodor Fechner was another German psychologist who later worked on Weber's law.
Schriftstucke von Heinrich Schutz: Unter Verwendung der von Manfred Fechner und Konstanze Kremtz nach den Quellen erarbeiteten Textubertragungen.
A similar method is also represented in the primer with images by Jacob GruBbeutel Eyn Besonder fast nutzlich stymmen buchlein mit figuren (1533, facsimile: Fechner 1882), the illustrations of which do not refer to the first letter of the image, but to the voice.