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Gestalt Principles Gestalt is a psychology term which means "unifed whole". It reFers to theories oF visual perception developed by German psychologists in the 1920s. Thursday, October 13, 11
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It’s all about grouping in a meaningful way. Thursday, October 13, 11
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Gestalt Principles Similarity Continuation Closure Proximity Thursday, October 13, 11
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Similarity When objects look similar, they appear related Thursday, October 13, 11
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Objects can stand out by being dissimilar Thursday, October 13, 11
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Continuation When the eye moves through object and into another Thursday, October 13, 11
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Closure When viewers perception completes a shape Thursday, October 13, 11
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Proximity When elements are close together and appear related Thursday, October 13, 11
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Figure and Ground Objects and corresponding backgrounds to add clarity Thursday, October 13, 11
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Samples Thursday, October 13, 11
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not just about these principles. Thursday, October 13, 11
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course COMPSCI 325 taught by Professor Dunn during the Fall '11 term at UMass (Amherst).

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