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in developmental theory, the view that changes occur througha continuous gradual process, rather than as a series ofdiscrete stages; continuity is an assertion about theprocesses that underlie development, as well as the changesobserved in behaviour.

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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.