Jul '16
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  • Q:

    Which of the following scenarios best depicts the absolute threshold of detection?

     

    A

    The intensity of a sound is increased to the point where a person is able to tell that the sound has increased in intensity.

    B

    A light is shined into a person's eyes such that when the intensity of the light is increased, the person is blinded.

    C

    A candle is lit in the distance on an otherwise dark night. A person can tell that something is off in the distance but cannot identify what it is.

    D

    A song is played just loudly enough that a person can identify the song being played.




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