Definition of forward masking
- Forward masking is a form of temporal inhibition in which a loud sound suppresses the response to subsequent sounds …
- —Erik C. Sobel and David W. Tank, Science, 11 Feb. 1994
- Some investigators have reported that people with hearing loss exhibit more forward masking than would be predicted based on the test results of normal-hearing individuals.
- —Vishakha W. Rawool, The Hearing Review, June 2006