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Absolute Threshold and Vision

What is the absolute threshold and how does it relate to vision? Provide an example of how this influences your perception of an object.

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hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In the question you posted, you are being asked to define absolute threshold as it relates to vision and to subsequently provide an example of this in terms of perception. You also indicated that you want a short answer. before going further, I would like to suggest an outline that you can use for answering this problem:

1. Definition of absolute threshold as it relates to vision - 150 words.
2. Application in observable human perception - another 150 words.

By following this simple outline, we can answer the problem you posted. The narrative below does that. Also, you can use the listed resources to further explore the topic. Good luck with your studies.

OTA 105878/Xenia Jones

Absolute Threshold & Vision

Absolute threshold refers to the smallest detectable level of stimulus. At this particular level, it is not ensured that the individual or person to whom that stimulus is directed or experienced can ...

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The solution provides information on what absolute threshold is as it relates to vision. It also explains how this influences perception of objects. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic. A word version is also attached.