SOCIAL TUNNELING

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Psychological state that occurs when a person is involved with a task that is stressful or demanding and tends to ignore social cues that could be task relevant. See cognitive tunnelling.

SOCIAL TUNNELING: "Joe was social tunnelling as he was so immersed in his task he was missing cues to help him out."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SOCIAL TUNNELING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-tunneling/ (accessed December 8, 2022).

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