PERCEPTUAL FILTERING

the procedure regarding centering attention upon a chosen subset of the vast number of sensory stimulants which exist at any one time. Perceptual filtering is essential because the physical and mental ability of someone to handle and react to many sources of data is restricted.

PERCEPTUAL FILTERING: "Some researchers believe perceptual filtering could be further limited in individuals afflicted by disorders such as ADHD."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PERCEPTUAL FILTERING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/perceptual-filtering/ (accessed May 27, 2020).
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