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Sensory Gating

"Sensory Gating" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The ability of the BRAIN to suppress neuronal responses to external sensory inputs, such as auditory and visual stimuli. Sensory filtering (or gating) allows humans to block out irrelevant, meaningless, or redundant stimuli.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sensory Gating" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Sensory Gating" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 29 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2012
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