Gustav Fechner: Psychology Theory & Explanation


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What field of psychology is Gustav Fechner considered the founder of?

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1. What was the main point of the Weber-Fechner Law?

2. What did the Weber-Fechner law look at?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Do you understand the Fechner-Weber Law? Can you name the branch of psychology that Gustav Fechner founded? You'll need to answer these and other questions about Fechner's work in order to pass this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how well you score when answering questions on the following:

  • The field of psychology that Fechner founded and what it studies
  • The point of the Weber-Fechner law and what it looks at
  • Fechner's influential book about the mind and body

Skills Practiced

You'll be able to work on the following skills while you use this quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Gustav Fechner's contributions to psychology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Weber-Fechner Law and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Gustav Fechner's views on the mind and body

Additional Learning

For a closer look at this important psychologist, check out the associated lesson, Gustav Fechner: Psychology Theory & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know what psychophysics is
  • Review Fechner's professional life
  • Explore an example of the Weber-Fechner Law in action