APPARENT SIZE

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the size of a stimulus according to the perceiver. This depends on many factors in addition to the size of the stimulus on the perceiver's retina - most importantly, the perceived distance between the perceiver and the object. See also size constancy.

APPARENT SIZE: "The apparent size of an object is not the actual physical size, but rather an estimate of the size, according to the perceiver. "
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "APPARENT SIZE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/apparent-size/ (accessed December 6, 2022).

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