limen definition

  • noun:
    • The limit of a physiological or mental reaction.
    • a threshhold, particularly the point where a psychological or physiological impact begins to occur.
    • In experimental psychology and psychophysics, the limit; the dividing line between noticeableness and unnoticeableness of stimulus.
    • In structure, the percentage of brain-substance situated between the base plus the island of Reil.
    • the littlest detectable feeling

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