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psychoacoustics

[sahy-koh-uh-koo-stiks or, esp. British, -uh-kou-] /ˌsaɪ koʊ əˈku stɪks or, esp. British, -əˈkaʊ-/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the study of sound perception.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; psycho- + acoustics
Related forms
psychoacoustic, psychoacoustical, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for psycho-acoustical

psychoacoustics

/ˌsaɪkəʊəˈkuːstɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) (psychol) the study of the relationship between sounds and their physiological and psychological effects
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psycho-acoustical in Medicine

psychoacoustics psy·cho·a·cous·tics (sī'kō-ə-kōō'stĭks)
n.
The scientific study of the perception of sound.

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