CAPACITY MODEL

n. in psychology, refers to one of a variety of models that characterize attention to be a limited-capacity resource. As such, an attention deficit occurs when the current demand for it exceeds the available supply which a person is able to generate.

CAPACITY MODEL: "Modern psychology helps illustrate the capacity model for attention and the attention deficits which occur in people."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CAPACITY MODEL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/capacity-model/ (accessed September 21, 2019).
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