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Absolute threshold

The least amount of stimulus that is observable.


Difference threshold

The smallest amount A stimulus must change so that an observer can perceive just noticeable difference.


Weber's Law

A psycho physics law stating that the increase in intensity of the stimulus needed to produce a just noticeable difference grows in proportion to the intensity of the initial stimulus.