psychoacoustics

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psy·cho·a·cous·tics

(sī'kō-ă-kūs'tiks),
1. A discipline combining experimental psychology and physics that deals with the physical features of sound as related to audition, as well as with the physiology and psychology of sound receptor processes.
2. The science pertaining to the psychological factors that influence one's awareness of sound.
[psycho- + G. akoustikos, relating to hearing]

psychoacoustics

(sī′kō-ə-ko͞o′stĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The scientific study of the perception of sound.

psy′cho·a·cous′tic, psy′cho·a·cous′ti·cal adj.

psy·cho·a·cous·tics

(sī'kō-ă-kūs'tiks)
1. A discipline combining experimental psychology and physics that deals with the physical features of sound as related to audition and the physiology and psychology of sound receptor processes.
2. Science involving the psychological factors that influence one's awareness of sound.
[psycho- + G. akoustikos, relating to hearing]
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