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Unformatted text preview: 1 Object perception Object perception Challenges of Object Perception 1. The stimulus on the receptors is ambiguous---- the inverse projection (from 2D to 3D) problem 2. Objects can be hidden or blurred 3. Objects look different from different viewpoints Gestalt Psychologists (Weitheimer, Kaffka, Kohler) proposed laws of perceptual grouping, which they believe to reflect the structures that the brain imposes on perception. The general principle of Gestalt psychology: The whole is more than the sum of its part The whole is more than the sum of its parts 2 Gestalt laws of Perceptual Grouping The law of proximity: Things that are closer to each other tend to be perceived as a group Gestalt laws of Perceptual Grouping The law of similarity: Elements similar to each other tend to be perceived as a group 3 Gestalt laws of Perceptual Grouping The law of good continuity : Elements positioned along a continuous track tend to be perceived as a group Grouping from occlusion (a special case of good continuation)...
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This note was uploaded on 05/25/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 361 taught by Professor Lou during the Spring '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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