sensory registration

sen·so·ry re·gi·stra·tion

(sen'sŏr-ē rej'is-trā'shŭn)
The brain's ability to receive input and select that which will receive attention and that which will be inhibited from consciousness.

sensory registration

The brain's ability to receive input and select that which will receive attention and that which will be inhibited from conscious attention.
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Rissling and Gregory A, Light, "Neurophysical Measures of Sensory Registration, Stimulus Discrimination, and Selection in Schizophrenia Patients," 284-6, in Neal R.
People with autism often want sensory registration, and part of that is to be snuggled up tight.