BOTTOM-UP PROCESSING By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Processing information from the first data received then working up through higher processing levels. Also called bottom-up analysis. Compare top-down processing. See data driven processing. BOTTOM-UP PROCESSING: "Bottom-up processing starts at the beginning and works up the end result." Related Psychology Terms BOTTOM-UP PROCESSING SHALLOW PROCESSING BOTTOM-UP ANALYSIS DEEP PROCESSING TOP-DOWN PROCESSING TOP-DOWN ANALYSIS SEMANTIC ENCODING SUPRALIMINAL PERCEPTION SINGLE-CHANNEL MODEL BOTTOM-UP DESIGN Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BOTTOM-UP PROCESSING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bottom-up-processing-2/ (accessed January 21, 2021).