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single-channel hypothesis


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A hypothesis of attention that posits that the information-processing system in the brain is structured as a single channel that, at any one time, can only deal with a single stimulus leading to a response. The hypothesis does not seem to account for the possibility of processing in two stages simultaneously or for parallel processing of two signals in one stage. See also psychological refractory period.

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