DISTRACTOR

A stimulus or an aspect of it that is not needed for the task being performed. See also visual attention.

DISTRACTOR: "A distractor is used in memory studies."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DISTRACTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/distractor/ (accessed August 3, 2020).
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