AUDITORY STIMULUS

any stimulus capable of eliciting auditory sensation. This usually refers to a distinct airborne sound, but can also include vibration produced by conduction or by internally generated events.

AUDITORY STIMULUS: "A pencil sharpener represents an auditory stimulus because it makes noise and triggers the auditory process."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUDITORY STIMULUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/auditory-stimulus/ (accessed October 30, 2020).
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