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Face percep on and the fusiform gyrus prosopagnosia

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Unformatted text preview: The German word Gestalt means “shape” or “form.” As used in psychology, Gestalt means “organized whole.” •  Gestalt psychology postulated a series of laws to explain how our brains group the perceived features of a visual scene into organized wholes 19 1/3/13 Gestalt Principles •  •  •  •  •  •  Principle of Figure and Ground Principle of of Proximity Principle of Similarity Good con'nua'on Closure Il...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2014 for the course PSYCH 10 taught by Professor Zaidel during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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