Note on the variability hypothesis in category scaling

Title:
Note on the variability hypothesis in category scaling
Creator:
Schneider, B. A. (Author)
Lane, H. L. (Author)
Language:
English
Publisher:
Acoustical Society of America, October 01, 1964
Type of resource:
Text
Genre:
Articles
Format:
electronic
Digital origin:
born digital
Abstract/Description:
The "variability hypothesis" attributes the nonlinear relation between category and magnitude scales to the growth of variability along the psychological continuum. The findings of some earlier research seemed to contradict the hypothesis. Now, an alternative interpretation of these findings is presented.
Comments:
The following article appeared in J. Acoust. Soc. Am. Volume 36, Issue 10, pp. 1958-1958 (October 1964) and may be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.1919304
Subjects and keywords:
Hearing
Loudness
variability hypothesis
category scaling
magnitude scales
Psychology
Speech and Hearing Science
Permanent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2047/d20000859

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