Selective remembrance in a dense sonic environment; perceptive or memory deletion of a sound or a group of sound in an audible whole. The effect is experience by everyone on a daily basis and allows us to forget information efficiently in order to retrieve from memory useful conversations, actions, etc…


Related effects: Cocktail party effect
Related inductor effect: Dense effects
Complementary effect: Habituation

(Augoyard, 2006)

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