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difference threshold

Syllabification: dif·fer·ence thresh·old

Definition of difference threshold in English:

noun

The smallest amount by which two sensory stimuli can differ in order for an individual to perceive them as different.
Example sentences
  • In this type of task, intervals are repeatedly presented in a series of trials, and an index of variability, such as a difference threshold, can be estimated.
  • This might be seen as an estimate of the difference threshold.
  • Consequently, a sudden increase in the difference curve is observed at the force peaks, and we have used a difference threshold of 20 pN to identify and localize force events.

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