CONSERVATION By N., Sam M.S. - 69 a conscious perception that tangible amounts do not vary whenever their appearances are modified. Preservation is a substantial factor in Piaget's cognitive development theory. CONSERVATION: "The conservation of the liquids from one container to the next was puzzling to the small children when they were told no fluid was added or removed at any point." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CHILD PSYCHIATRY JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT Identifying Relevant Theories and Models FAMILY CARE NURSERY SCHOOL EXPERIENCE CHILD PSYCHOLOGY Collectivist and Individualist Cultures Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CONSERVATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/conservation/ (accessed January 25, 2022).