TITLE

equality, law of Psychology

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Dictionary of Theories;2002, p180
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the psychological term, law of equality, is presented. It states that as the several components of a perceptual field become more similar, they will tend to be perceived as a unit. This is widely accepted as a fundamental feature of perception. The law was formulated by German psychologist Max Wertheimer.
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40422337

 

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