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unconscious

 in Freud's theory,portion of the psyche that cannot be directly accessed by theunconscious, repressing urges, impulses and thoughts, which may filter into conscious awareness directly or in symbolic form.

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October 18th 2021

shape constancy

refers tothe tendency to perceive the shape of an object, despitevariations in the size of the retinal image.