Magnitude estimation refers to a psychophysical method in which the subject assigns numbers to a stimulus that are proportional to the subjective magnitude of the stimulus. Observers assign numbers to the attributes of stimuli usually without restriction except that the numbers be assigned proportional to the judged magnitude (a ratio scale)

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