MASKING

is the deliberate and purposeful hiding, muting, silencing or removal of a stimulus from the target so they may no longer hear, see or sense its presence.

MASKING: "By muting a stimulus in a auditory test, we are effectively masking it."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MASKING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/masking/ (accessed December 12, 2019).
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