DAMPING By N., Sam M.S. - 14 noun. A decrease of the magnitude of vibrations, frequently because of energy absorption by the encompassing medium. DAMPING: "The insulation and sound barriers placed in music studios have a damping effect on the sound from the outside." Related Psychology Terms MUSIC AND WORK HEARING (AUDITION) STIMULUS (literally “goad”) ESTHETICS AUDITORY SPACE PERCEPTIO MUSIC TESTS Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population HEARING ORGONE THERAPY (Vegetother- apy) REACTION TIME (Response Latency) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DAMPING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/damping/ (accessed July 2, 2022).