describes a difficulty interpreting and object or an object image when it is displayed in an orientation that is different from when it was first learned.

MISORIENTATION EFFECT: "Learning an object takes into account its orientated upon presentation, if that orientation is then changed or updated, the disorientated effect nominally takes effect confusing the individual."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MISORIENTATION EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/misorientation-effect/ (accessed September 24, 2021).