Process of instant focus on a particular sound in the audible whole.
This can be applied to any sound, voccocentric or not. It is related to the dynamic of the sound and its ground. Ex: ambulance sirens in the street, music played in the street, etc…
- Could also be described as a shift from the second or third strand of the auditory hierarchy to the first
- The extension of the diegetic world can play affect the perception of a given sound. Allowing visual magnetisation to anything in the environment might reduce the effect power.
- A visual magnetisation can help in the viewer to focus entirely on it.
Related effects: Eye-follow-ear effect
Related inductor effect: Auditory hierarchy