236-237Perceptual Organization•Gestalt- an organized whole. Gestalt psychologists emphasize our tendency to integrate pieces of information into meaningful wordsForm Perception•Figure and GroundoFirst perceptual task is to perceive any object (the figure) as distinct from its surroundings (the ground). While reading the words are the figure the paper is the groundoFigure-ground- the organization of the visual field into objects (the figures) that stand out from their surroundings
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