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Understanding the 'Cocktail Party Effect'

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Published on Apr 23, 2012

Melinda Beck on Lunch Break looks at the "cocktail party effect," in which people are able to focus on one conversation while being aware of conversations going on around them. Researchers say we can train our brains to maximize this kind of awareness.

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