COVERT ATTENTION

interest aimed at an area which is not like that which the person's sight is focused upon.

COVERT ATTENTION: "Covert attention occurs when one is staring ahead while also attempting to pay attention to the events going on around them or outlying conversations which they may not be privy to."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "COVERT ATTENTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/covert-attention/ (accessed May 8, 2021).
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