EARLY-SELECTION THEORY

A theory about attention saying that a filter blocks out unattended messages early in the strem of processing before a stimulus is activated.

EARLY-SELECTION THEORY: "Early selection theory deals with the processing stream before stimulus is given."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "EARLY-SELECTION THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/early-selection-theory/ (accessed November 19, 2017).
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