HyperDic: gestalt_principle_of_organization

English > 1 sense of the expression Gestalt principle of organization:
NOUNcognitionGestalt principle of organization, Gestalt law of organizationa principle of Gestalt psychology that identifies factors leading to particular forms of perceptual organization
English > Gestalt principle of organization: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA principle of Gestalt psychology that identifies factors leading to particular forms of perceptual organization.
SynonymGestalt law of organization
Part ofGestalt psychology, configurationism(psychology) a theory of psychology that emphasizes the importance of configurational properties
Narrowerclosure, law of closureA Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive incomplete objects as complete and to close or fill gaps and to perceive asymmetric stimuli as symmetric
common fate, law of common fateA Gestalt principle of organization holding that aspects of perceptual field that move or function in a similar manner will be perceived as a unit
good continuation, continuation, law of continuationA Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive a line as continuing its established direction
proximity, law of proximityA Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) objects or events that are near to one another (in space or time) are perceived as belonging together as a unit
similarity, law of similarityA Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) parts of a stimulus field that are similar to each other tend to be perceived as belonging together as a unit
Broaderprinciple, ruleA rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system

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