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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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Although the most appropriate technique to quantify exertion is largely dependent on the objectives of the study and the resources available, psychophysical methods such as magnitude estimation, the focus of this study, are often used.
This does not prevent him from also affirming that adult and infant are the same person: this is conventionally true, because it is ultimately true that the psychophysical elements form a causal series, thereby making the conceptual construction of the person useful.
Marks (1981) had amplifying remarks regarding the simple psychophysical power functions of sound.
A set of methods was utilized for this study, which allowed the creation of a characteristic profile of the sportsmen's organism psychophysical condition and genetic status.
A final type of accusation in which the psychophysical connection appears to have played an important role was harm to animals.
The discussion was also addressed to the advantages of gaining awareness of personal psychophysical reactions to competition demands as a first step to deal with stress and dysfunctional emotions.
Health-related real selves refer to health and illness in general and also to aspects of psychophysical functioning, such as being fit, strong, mobile, and cognitively competent.
A recent psychophysical evaluation of pole climbability (1) revealed that linemen's acceptance falls drastically when the outer-shell wood hardness, as estimated with a Pilodyn of 6 Joules, shows striker-pin penetration depths in the range of 10 to 12 mm.
However, if psi is considered to be a correlation in an entangled psychophysical system, it is important to get as much information as possible about the interface between the psychological and the physical description of the system.
Related renderings are realistic because they incorporate physically based lighting models, perceptually based rendering procedures, and the psychophysical process of human vision.
Such psychophysical experiences suffused with qualities of feeling manifest a level of complexity of interaction of natural events that transcends the merely physical Yet this level of complexity falls far short of that necessary to constitute mental activity.
For example, Fechner (1860), in proposing his psychophysical theory, conceived of the intensity of sensations as a quantity and hypothesized a particular functional relationship between it and the physical intensity of the stimulus.