auditory masking


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auditory masking

The blocking of one sound by another, usually of lower frequency.
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According Jastreboff's neuropsychological model of tinnitus, auditory centre activity hierarchy are regulated by external acoustic signal input, you can reduce the external auditory masking sound excited pathways, making it difficult to detect the presence of the central auditory tinnitus [18].
Various steps have been taken to intentionally include and exclude specific senses: a sleeping mask was used for covering the eyes, and/or auditory masking was done by presenting a broad-band sound via headphones.
intensity; the law of the first wave front; localization; auditory masking and, the effects of attention and inter-sensory interaction.