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Instrument scan , difference between emphasis & fixation?

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Hi, could someone please explain the difference between emphasis and fixation in instrument scans?

They both seem to be looking at one instrument too much.

Many thanks,

Jay

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  1. Wes Beard on Jan 14, 2013

    Both are looking at one instrument but fixation is only looking at one instrument and disregarding all the others.

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  2. Mark Kolber on Jan 16, 2013

    “Emphasis” is a precursor to fixation. It’s giving undue importance to one instrument in relation to the others. Fixation, giving sole attention to one instrument to the exclusion of others, is a potential by-product.

    Two flavors of the same concept.

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