Unformatted text preview: alternatives. Theory offered by the GESTALT SCHOOL- Gestalt school: Germany/Austria 1920-1930s- The main idea put forward by this school was that the perceptual system groups by using criteria and these criteria are really aesthetic criteria. Examples of Gestalt Criteria CRITERION OF GOOD CONTINUATION- Put points in the same grouping if the continuation is the smoothest. CRITERION OF PROXIMITY- Group things together if they are near to each other. CRITERION OF SIMILARITY- Put things into same grouping if they are similar. CRITERION OF SYMMETRY- Put things in same grouping if they are symmetric....
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- Fall '11
- Psychology, Perceptual Organization, Gestalt School