MASKING LEVEL DIFFERENCE (MLD) By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 is the change in the threshold level for detecting an auditory stimuli. This has also been referred to as binaural masking level difference or BMLD. MASKING LEVEL DIFFERENCE (MLD): "Stimuli cannot always be detected immediately, by varying the stimuli, the masking level difference can be obtained." Related Psychology Terms SUPRALIMINAL AUDITORY MASKING REMOTE MASKING MULLER-URBAN METHOD AUDITORY THRESHOLD I MINIMAL-CHANGE METHOD AUDITORY SENSATION UNIT GALTON BAR DIFFERENCE JUDGMENT DIFFERENCE THRESHOLD Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MASKING LEVEL DIFFERENCE (MLD)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/masking-level-difference-mld/ (accessed April 1, 2020).