Perception & Psychophysics

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 176–178

Absolute sensitivity to white noise under auxiliary visual stimulation1

  • Gary G. Bothe
  • Lawrence E. Marks

DOI: 10.3758/BF03210200

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Bothe, G.G. & Marks, L.E. Perception & Psychophysics (1970) 8: 176. doi:10.3758/BF03210200


Absolute sensitivity to white noise was measured with the O in the dark, in constant illumination, and in the dark but with sound-synchronized flashes of light at three different intensities. A confidence rating procedure was used, and the results were analyzed in terms of the theory of signal detectability. There appeared to be no consistent effect of auxiliary visual stimulation on absolute auditory sensitivity for the four Os examined.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary G. Bothe
    • 1
  • Lawrence E. Marks
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.John B. Pierce Foundation Laboratory And Yale Universíty School Of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyFlorida State UniversityTallahassee
  3. 3.John B. Pierce Foundation LaboratoryNew Haven