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Many simplifying assumptions of our reality must be made to arrive at the results you're looking for (and that the other answers gave). I'll try to give my own 2 cents. I hope that anything incorrect in here will be corrected by other users - I'm mostly just trying to address some problems and confusion with these assumptions. When you jump, you lower your ...


At the sensory/neuropsychological level, humans (and probably other creatures) detect and respond on a compressed level versus the actual intensity detected by the eyes, ears, nerve endings, etc. Perceived brightness and loudness changes don't correspond linearly to changes in physical intensity (power/area). Also, sound pitch perception depends on ...

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