Selective listening with which the listener is able to valorise one element over others.

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Perceptual ability with which a listener can focus on a conversation in a busy sonic environment Characteristics: Active focus of the viewer The density of the background might be detrimental of the overall intelligibility. Visual back up might ...


Process of instant focus on a particular sound in the audible whole.


Selective remembrance in a dense sonic environment; perceptive or memory deletion of a sound or a group of sound in an audible whole.