size constancy


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size constancy

[′sīz ‚kän·stən·sē]
(psychology)
The tendency of objects to appear to be about the same size whether seen nearby or farther away, except at very great distances.
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Size constancy at birth: Newborn infants' responses to retinal and real size.
Developmental studies on size constancy (I): Experiments on size constancy in the photographs with single comparison method.
Size constancy, relative size estimation and background: A cross-cultural study.