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cue

1. (in the theatre, films, music, etc.) anything spoken or done that serves as a signal to an actor, musician, etc., to follow with specific lines or action
2. Psychol the part of any sensory pattern that is identified as the signal for a response
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Given the difficulty in quickly changing the task set between the cue and the target, more attentional resources are also assigned to processing the cue in discrimination than in detection tasks.
It had grooves in it at different depths and angles in which he rested his cue in.
Furthermore, when participants were told that these cues acted through different causal mechanisms (in the elemental causal model), or when no such information was given (in the neutral causal model), a high percentage of participants used the TTB heuristic even though there was a highly valid compound cue in the environment.