depth of processing

Related Overviews


More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Sports and Exercise Medicine
  • Psychology


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The cognitive level at which a stimulus is analysed. For example, the word clock, presented as a visual stimulus, may be perceived as a collection of black marks on white paper, or as a string of five letters, or as a word with a corresponding pronunciation, or it may evoke a mental representation of a complicated mechanism capable of keeping time, each of these responses representing a greater depth of processing than its predecessor. See levels of processing.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Psychology.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.