FILTER THEORY

1. The theory of attention proposing that unattended channels of information are filtered prior to identification. 2. An explanation in mate selection where many are eliminated and what is left is the best selection.

FILTER THEORY: "Filter theory looks ate selection of mates by animals."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FILTER THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/filter-theory/ (accessed April 20, 2018).
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