perceptual constancy

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(psychology) the tendency for perceived objects to give rise to very similar perceptual experiences in spite of wide variations in the conditions of observation

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It is likely that the results obtained showing a perceptual constancy effect as indicated by the judgments of different voice types and the accurate recognition of high and low tone words could have happened at this stage.
Comparing the four exponents produced in Experiments 1, 2, and 3 to perceptual constancy value (n = 1), one could determine the perceptual pattern associated with each spatial environment imposed (Figure 14).
Hence, the objection to Davidson would go, the existence of perceptual constancy shows that our experience represents not the proximal events on which it causally depends, but distal objects in this causal chain.
contradicted approaches that stressed perceptual constancy, and
It predicts that perceptual constancy may arise in children for short distances and that underconstancy may appear in adults' judgments of large distances.