Chapter 8

Psychophysics

In this chapter, you will learn how to use MATLAB® to do psychophysics. Once you master these fundamentals, you can use MATLAB to address any psychophysical question that might come to mind. While—in principle—all sensory modalities are open to psychophysical investigation, we will focus on visual psychophysics in this chapter.

Keywords

psychophysics; visual psychophysics; visual stimuli; method of limits; absolute threshold

8.1 Goals of this Chapter

In this chapter, you will learn how to use MATLAB® to do psychophysics. Once you master these fundamentals, you can use MATLAB to address any psychophysical question that might come to mind. While—in principle—all sensory modalities are open to psychophysical investigation, we ...

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