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
(... 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)