Phenomenological dimensions of sensory gating.

  title={Phenomenological dimensions of sensory gating.},
  author={William P. Hetrick and Molly A. Erickson and David A. Smith},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  volume={38 1},
Contemporary sensory gating definitions are generally tied to the perceptual and attentional phenomenology described by McGhie and Chapman, including abnormalities in the quality of sensory input, heightened awareness of background noises, and poor selective attention reported by individuals with schizophrenia. Despite these explicit phenomenological origins, little is known about the experiential phenomena underlying contemporary operationalizations of the sensory gating construct, such as… CONTINUE READING