MASKING PATTERN By N., Sam M.S. - 10 is the pattern observed in the detection thresholds as a function of the frequency for a pure tone signal. The spectral characteristics of the sound and level must be fixed. MASKING PATTERN: "A masking pattern is the frequency of detection thresholds at a certain frequency or property." Related Psychology Terms HEARING (AUDITION) DETECTION THEORY HEARING AUDITORY SPACE PERCEPTIO ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) ESTHETICS AUDITORY THRESHOLD I AUDITORY MASKING LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "MASKING PATTERN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/masking-pattern/ (accessed July 2, 2022).