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    • Form perception and boundaries
      • We immediately perceive even an unfamiliar figure when is outline is closed
    • Grouping
      • We tend to perceive a group of smaller elements as a larger figure
    • Illusory contours
      • Even when the boundaries are not present, we can be fooled into seeing them.
    • The Gestalt principle of proximity
      • Different spacing of the dots produces five vertical or five horizontal lines
    • The Gestalt principle of similarity.
      • Similar elements are perceived as belonging to the same form


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