(psychol) the process by which a person can selectively pick out one message from a mixture of messages occurring simultaneously
- Selective breeding
noun the intentional mating of two animals in an attempt to produce offspring with desirable characteristics or for the elimination of a trait
- Selective inhibition
selective inhibition se·lec·tive inhibition (sĭ-lěk’tĭv) n. See competitive inhibition.
adjective 1. having the function or power of selecting; making a selection. 2. characterized by selection, especially fastidious selection. 3. of or relating to selection. 4. Electricity, Radio. having good selectivity. adjective 1. of or characterized by selection 2. tending to choose carefully or characterized by careful choice 3. (electronics) occurring at, operating at, or […]
noun 1. compulsory military service. selective service noun 1. (US) (formerly) compulsory military service under which men were conscripted selectively