APPURTENANCE

refers to a concept in gestalt psychology that means interaction or mutual influence between parts of a perceptual field. This interaction means that the parts appear to belong together. |defined in 1935 by Kurt Koitka|

APPURTENANCE: "Appurtenance refers to a visual illusion whereby different parts of a visual field appear to belong naturally together."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "APPURTENANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/appurtenance/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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