BOTTLENECK MODEL

n. in psychology, refers to a model based on any of the three bottleneck theories used for gauging attention. For instance, assuming that a limited-capacity channel exists (a bottleneck of one item at a time), human information processing slows down at a certain stage.

BOTTLENECK MODEL: "The bottleneck model is one which acknowledges that the human mind does have its limits in information processing capacity."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BOTTLENECK MODEL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bottleneck-model/ (accessed July 16, 2019).
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