Object permanence refers to the presence of objects even when someone is unable to observe that object. This concept has been found to be among the important concepts in developmental psychology.
Researchers have reported that objects may remain in the mind of infants even after their disappearance from the eyes. However, disappearance method such as sending the object behind another object that hides it, or sending the object in the darkness, or fading the object, plays an important role in object permanence.
Studies are also showing that attention has an important role to the increased feelings of object permanence in infants.
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