RECEIVER

Any device or process that can translate a signal into an intelligle message. In psychology, the human being has been thought of as a receiver similar to a radio receiver. In experiments with telepathy, the receiver is the subject who attempts to receive data or information from the sending party.

RECEIVER: "The receiver at the radar installation was not working at the time of the attack."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RECEIVER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/receiver/ (accessed November 18, 2019).
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