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cocktail party effect

refers to (,I) a person's ability to concentrate on just oneconversation although others are going on all around and (b)the way a person engaged in (attending to) one conversationwill nevertheless hear their own class="d-title" name if it is mentioned ina nearby conversation.

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September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.