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Psychoacoustics

All of the psychological interactions between humans (and animals) and the world of sound. It encompasses all studies of the perception of sound, as well as the production of speech. See Hearing (human), Speech

psychoacoustics

[‚sī·kō·ə′küs·tiks]
(psychology)
The study of the psychological interactions that take place between humans or animals and the world of sound, including studies of the perception of sound and studies of the production of speech.

psychoacoustics

The study of the human perception of sound. Psychoacoustics analyzes how the brain interprets the volume and frequencies of audio waves. See psychoacoustic model and perceptual audio coding.
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The program utilizes a Skinnerian operant paradigm which generates S-R data under strict psychophysical and psychoacoustical controls.
15) Researchers who have used these and other psychoacoustical characterizations of tinnitus (intensity, frequency, annoyance, and disturbance levels) have found no relationship between a patient's level of tinnitus and his or her level of annoyance or disturbance.
Bose researchers found that these triple amplification systems introduce numerous acoustical and psychoacoustical problems: