What is structuralism?
focus on breaking down mental processes into the most basic
perception determined by the sum of many elementary sensations
a figure can be greater than, and different than, the sum of its component parts
a Gestalt grouping rule stating that the tendency of 2 features to group together will in as the similarity between them increases
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a Gestalt grouping rule stating that the tendency of 2 features to group together will increase as the distance between them decreases
+@ @+ +@ @+ +@ perceived as +@ and @+