9ContinuityWe prefer perceptions of connected and continuous figures over disconnected and disjointed onesCommon FateWe tend to group similar objects together that share a common motion or destination9
10Reality is reduced to its simplest form PrägnanzWe perceive the simplest pattern possibleThis is what makes things such as proofreading a text so difficultReality is reduced to its simplest form10
11Law of Pragnanz and the ‘face’ on Mars People mentally process visual information that…is symmetricalcontains the simplest shapes possiblecontains the fewest number of shapes11
12CAN I?Use Gestalt Psychology to explain optical illusions.
18Who is thisa picture of?If you said Clinton youare correct. If you saidClinton and Gore, youAre wrong. Its a pictureof Bill Clinton in the foreground and the same picture of him in the background, but with a different haircut..
29Warped Squares. There are no curved lines in these figures Warped Squares? There are no curved lines in these figures. You can use a ruler to check it out. The diagonal patterns created by the tiny squares distort the perception of the pictures.
30Various Illusions http://www.michaelbach.de/ot/mot_adapt/index.html Expanding spiralMoving color dotsMotion Induced BlindnessKaleidoscope Motion
31Can you find "the hidden tiger"? Not the obvious one that everyone sees. Look for words in stripes Can you see both the frog and the horse on this visual illusion?