Two-Point Threshold: Example, Use & Definition


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How is two-point threshold defined?

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1. What type of measure is the two-point threshold?

2. How does the idea of perception apply to the two-point threshold?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These quiz questions will assess how much you know about the two-point threshold. There are five short multiple-choice questions covering different aspects of this concept.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • Definition of two-point threshold
  • Category of measurement the two-point threshold falls under
  • How perception applies to the two-point threshold
  • Most sensitive part of the body according to the test
  • Modern theory that is more effective than the two-point threshold

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the two-point threshold
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the theory experts believe works better than the two-point threshold and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding perception and the two-point threshold

Additional Learning

To continue your studies, be sure to review the related lesson titled Two-Point Threshold: Example, Use & Definition. Here's the type of information you'll find in this lesson:

  • Definition of gap detection
  • Reason the measurements of sensate perception were devised
  • Effectiveness of the two-point threshold