Auditory Selective Attention

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1. What does Treisman's attenuation theory not entail?

  • The meaning is extracted after the attenuation process
  • One of the inputs is allowed through the filter based on its physical characteristics
  • The filter is an attenuator which reduces the impact of the unattended channel
  • The filter distinguishes information on physical differences
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2. Who suggested that the bottleneck occurs early in the system?

  • Broadbent
  • Cherry
  • Treisman
  • Deutsch and Deutsch

3. What does Deutsch and Deutsch's model not entail?

  • Both channels are processed to the same degree
  • Meaning of the information is extracted before the filtering process takes place
  • The late filter distinguishes information on physical differences
  • Irrelevant information is filtered out at the time of STM storage

4. In Treisman's study, the Czech text in the unattended channel was read with an English accent. How many participants detected this characteristic?

  • 4/30
  • 8/30
  • 11/30
  • 25/30

5. What does Treisman's attenuation theory not entail?

  • The meaning is extracted after the attenuation process
  • One of the inputs is allowed through the filter based on its physical characteristics
  • The filter is an attenuator which reduces the impact of the unattended channel
  • The filter distinguishes information on physical differences

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