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Bekesy G

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Empircal studies led to travveling wave theory of pitch perception which is partialy supported Hemlotz place-resonance theory

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Berkeley

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Developed depth cues that help us perceive depth

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Broadbent

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Filter theory of attention

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Fechner

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Developed Fechner’s law, which expresses the relationship between the intensity of the stimulus and the intensity of the sensation

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Gibson E, Walk R

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Developed the visual cliff apparatus, which is used to study the development of depth perception

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Gibson J

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Studied depth cues (esp texture gradients) that help us to perceive depth

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Helmholtz

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Developed Young-Helmholtz trichromatic theory of color vision, developed place-resonance theory of pitch perception

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Herring E

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Developed opponent process theory

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Hubel E Wiesel T

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Developed opponent process theory of color vision

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Kohler W

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Developed theory of isomorphism

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Melzack and Wall

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Developed Gait theory of pain

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Stevens SS

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Developed Stevens’ Law as an alternative to Fechner’s law

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Swets, John A

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Refined ROC curves in signal detection theory

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Wever E and Bray C

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Proposed volley theory of pitch perception in response to a criticism of the frequency theory of pitch perception

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Yerkes R and Dodson J

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Developed Yerkes-Dodson Law which states that performance is best intermediate levels of arousal