Gestalt
principles of
perception
“The sum of the whole is greater than its parts.”
Similarity
Elements that are similar (e.g., shape, size, color)
are perceived to be more related than elements
that are di...
3
3
4
4
Closure
A tendency to perceive a set of individual
elements as a single, recognizable pattern,
rather than multiple, indiv...
6
6
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Slides from AddiThink usability traning workshop (Oct 15-16, 2009)

1,317 views
1,270 views

Published on

Slides from AddiThink usability training workshop (Oct 15-16, 2009) - Gestalt principles of perception

Published in: Technology, Health & Medicine
0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,317
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
175
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Slides from AddiThink usability traning workshop (Oct 15-16, 2009)

  1. 1. Gestalt principles of perception “The sum of the whole is greater than its parts.”
  2. 2. Similarity Elements that are similar (e.g., shape, size, color) are perceived to be more related than elements that are dissimilar. 2
  3. 3. 3
  4. 4. 3
  5. 5. 4
  6. 6. 4
  7. 7. Closure A tendency to perceive a set of individual elements as a single, recognizable pattern, rather than multiple, individual elements. 5
  8. 8. 6
  9. 9. 6

×