Re: Question about Perceptual Psychology

- - The original note follows - -

Path:
psuvm!news.cac.psu.edu!news.pop.psu.edu!ra!darwin.sura.net!europa.eng.gtefsd.com
!uunet!pipex!uknet!strath-cs!str-ccsun!ccav38
From: [email protected] ("I.Ballouz")
Newsgroups: alt.architecture
Subject: Re: Question about Perceptual Psychology
Date: 13 Oct 1993 15:32:08 GMT
Organization: University of Strathclyde
Lines: 26
Distribution: world
Message-ID: <[email protected]>
References: <[email protected]>
NNTP-Posting-Host: maree.cc.strath.ac.uk

In article <[email protected]> [email protected] (N
John Tsuchiya) writes:
>Does anyone know the answer to the following question or where to find out
>about it (or whether or not it has been answered):
>
> How in human perception are the visual stimuli grouped into
> objects? I.e., how are a group of figures perceived to be a
> group rather than separate, unconnected entities? (such
> as a group of lines forming a box or letter).
>
>Thanks to anyone who can help...
>
> John Tsuchiya



You might find the writings on the Gestalt theory relevent. Many people
have written about it.
R. Arnheim use the Gestalt theory in his discussions on Art, it is useful to
check his writings too.

Ibrahim Ballouz
--
*******************************************************************************
* IBRAHIM BALLOUZ ** DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE *
* [email protected] ** STRATHCLYDE UNIVERSITY GLASGOW SCOTLAND U.K. *
*******************************************************************************
Partial thread listing: