the propensity for an item to be comprehended more or less unaltered in spite of variations in the conditions of viewing.

OBJECT CONSTANCY: "Object constancy is often observed by parents who see their children every day and hence, tend not to notice small changes in their growth and development as people who do not see the children every day, such as grandparents, would notice it."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OBJECT CONSTANCY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/object-constancy/ (accessed April 18, 2021).