Hearing Threshold

Some articles on threshold, hearing:

Absolute Threshold Of Hearing - Psychophysical Methods For Measuring Thresholds - Classical Methods
... is presented at a level well above the expected threshold ... In the ascending run which comes after, the stimulus is first presented well below the threshold and then gradually increased in two decibel (dB) steps until the subject responds ... As there are no clear margins to ‘hearing’ and ‘not hearing’, the threshold for each run is determined as the midpoint between the last audible and first inaudible level ...

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