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Visual Masking

  • By: Haluk Öğmen & Bruno G. Breitmeyer
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Visual masking refers to the reduced visibility of one stimulus, called the target, because of the presence of another stimulus, called the mask. As the generality of this definition suggests, visual masking is not a unitary phenomenon. ...