A theory of ratio magnitude estimation

  title={A theory of ratio magnitude estimation},
  author={Louis Narens},
  journal={Journal of Mathematical Psychology},
  • L. Narens
  • Published 1 July 1996
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Mathematical Psychology
Abstract Various axiomatic theories of magnitude estimation are presented. The axioms are divided into the following categories: behavioral , in which the primitive relationships are in principle observable by the experimenter; cognitive , in which the primitive relationships are theoretical in nature and deal with subjective relationships that the subject is supposedly using in making his or her magnitude estimations; and psychobehavioral , in which the relationships are theoretical and… 


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