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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of filter out.


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  • Unconsciously, but with virtuous persistence, attention rapidly inspects allcandidates for admission to the thinking brain, filters out and discards what it deems irrelevant, welcomes a chosen few stimuli into consciousness, and then invites the most timely and informative of these selections to penetrate deeply enough to be understood and/or remembered or else used right away.

    A Mind at a Time


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