Gestalt Psychology

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  9/21/11 Gestalt Psychology  In Writing
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 9/21/11 Basic premise of Gestalt    Humans are not passive receivers of sensory  information. Our perceptions are active, lively, and  organized.
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 9/21/11 Basic premise of Gestalt    We actively organize perceptions into coherent  wholes – today the process is referred to as top- down or conceptually driven processing.
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 9/21/11 The wheels turn in your mind
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 9/21/11 Importance of perceptual constancy   Our perception of an object will remain the same  even if the sensory experience changes – includes  shape, size, brightness, and color constancy.
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 9/21/11 Importance of perceptual constancy   When we attend to an object we also attend to its  relationship with other objects in the visual display.   
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 9/21/11   If the relationship between the object and other  objects remains the same, the object is perceived  as remaining the same.
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 9/21/11 What are relationships in this 
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 9/21/11 Effective writing depends on    When we write, our brain creates expectation.
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course BUSX 301 taught by Professor Case during the Spring '08 term at Towson.

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