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The method of magnitude estimation provided a direct measure of sensation. ---->>>

A technical survey that systematize, digest, and appraise the mid century state of psychology. ---->>>

The type of measure used placed constraints on which statistics can be used. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 11-04, 1906
Die: 01-18, 1973
Occupation: Psychologist

Stanley Smith Stevens (November 4, 1906 – January 18, 1973) was an American psychologist who founded Harvard's Psycho-Acoustic Laboratory, studying psychoacoustics, and he is credited with the introduction of Stevens's power law. Stevens authored a milestone textbook, the 1400+ page "Handbook of Experimental Psychology" (1951) (wikipedia)