AUDITORY FATIGUE By N., Sam M.S. - 19 a relatively transient form of hearing loss, that is usually caused by exposure to a loud noise. It is marked by reduced auditory-threshold sensitivity. See also exposure deafness. AUDITORY FATIGUE: "A person who had a firework go off next to his or her head may experience auditory fatigue, or temporary hearing loss, due to the loudness of the noise." Related Psychology Terms ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD Developing a Case Study OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION HEARING (AUDITION) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) ANTISOCIAL REACTION READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Hitler and Conformity ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AUDITORY FATIGUE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/auditory-fatigue/ (accessed January 29, 2023).