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Definition of Selective retention

Selective retention Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
MONASH Marketing Dictionary
the perceptual process in which people subconsciously are most apt to remember information that confirms their previously held attitudes. See Selective Exposure; Selective Distortion.
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Selective retention Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Selective retention, in relating to the mind, is the process when people more accurately remember messages that are closer to their interests, values and beliefs, than those that are in contrast with their values and beliefs, selecting what to keep in the memory, narrowing the information flow.

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