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Tonya, Are You Listening?

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Tonya is accustomed to listening to her teacher talk about psychological terms and theories that seem to contradict each other. With spring break and the approaching psychology exam to think about, Tonya is not too focused on anything the teacher is saying. But she immediately notices when the teacher calls her name.

Which of the following concepts best describes this situation?

A

Cocktail party effect.

B

Levels of consciousness theory.

C

Echoic memory.

D

Zone-based audition.

E

Spotlight effect.