FOREGROUNDING

Technique of high lighting certain aspects of a complex stimulus to make them the focus of our attention. A speaker will elements prominence over others by using certain words and sentence construction.

FOREGROUNDING: "Speakers will promote elements by foregrounding them."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FOREGROUNDING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/foregrounding/ (accessed March 28, 2020).
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