2014 Sensory Physiology

Stimulus Intensity

Dynamic RangeThreshold: the minimum intensity of a stimulus that is required to produce a response from a sensory system

Saturation: the maximum intensity of a stimulus that produces a response from a sensory system

Dynamic Range: the range of intensities that will produce a response from a receptor or sensory system (i.e., the difference between threshold and saturation)

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