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Paired Comparisons

  1. Bernard C. Beins

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0631

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

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Beins, B. C. 2010. Paired Comparisons. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1.

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  1. Ithaca College

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  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010


Psychologists are interested in quantifying psychological responses to physical stimuli. In this domain, called psychophysics, researchers have developed several useful approaches, including the method of paired comparisons.