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Definitions and Synonyms of perceptual constancy | Another word for perceptual constancy | What is perceptual constancy?

Definition 1: (psychology) the tendency for perceived objects to give rise to very similar perceptual experiences in spite of wide variations in the conditions of observation - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for perceptual constancy in the sense of this definition

(perceptual constancy is a kind of ...) the process of perceiving

(... is a kind of perceptual constancy ) the tendency for a visual object to be perceived as having the same brightness under widely different conditions of illumination

(... is a kind of perceptual constancy ) the tendency for a color to look the same under widely different viewing conditions

(... is a kind of perceptual constancy ) the tendency to perceive the shape of a rigid object as constant despite differences in the viewing angle (and consequent differences in the shape of the pattern projected on the retina of the eye)

(... is a kind of perceptual constancy ) the tendency to perceive the veridical size of a familiar object despite differences in their distance (and consequent differences in the size of the pattern projected on the retina of the eye)

(perceptual constancy belongs to category ...) the science of mental life

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