SHADOWING By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 It is cognitive testing. It is used in attention studies where a person repeats word for word as a person speaks a message while other stimuli are in the background. SHADOWING: "Shadowing is used to study attention in people." Related Psychology Terms SUBLIMINAL PERCEPTION ATTENUATION THEORY AUDITORY CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE TEST (ACPT) FOCAL ATTENTION FOREGROUND-BACKGROUND ASSOCIATE 1 SLEEPER EFFECT REAL-TIME AMPLIFICATION SELECTIVE PERCEPTION SEMANTIC PRIMING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SHADOWING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/shadowing/ (accessed February 6, 2020).