MASKING PATTERN By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 EQUAL LOUDNESS CONTOUR AUDIOMETRIC ZERO AUDIOGRAM AUDITORY THRESHOLD I AUDITORY MASKING PITCH FREQUENCY ANALYSIS WAVEFORM AUDIBILITY CURVE PURE TONE FORCED-CHOICE TEST Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MASKING PATTERN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/masking-pattern/ (accessed April 1, 2020).