A test of the Pfanzagl bisection model in rats.

@article{Raslear1983ATO,
  title={A test of the Pfanzagl bisection model in rats.},
  author={Thomas Raslear},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Animal behavior processes},
  year={1983},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={49-62}
}
  • Thomas Raslear
  • Published 1983 in
    Journal of experimental psychology. Animal…
The bisection method of animal psychophysical scaling was examined as a measurement procedure. The critical assumptions of bisection scaling, as described by Pfanzagl (1968), were tested to determine if a valid equal-interval scale could be derived. A valid scale was derived in which subjective time for the rat was a power function of real time. Bisection points were found to be context dependent, because the spacing of stimuli significantly affected the bisection points. Such context effects… CONTINUE READING

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