FIGURAL AFTEREFFECT By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the term that describes the Gestalt perceptual phenomenon where a shift of vision from the first figure superimposes its image on the second figure. It is a vision phenomenon. FIGURAL AFTEREFFECT: "The figural after-effect is a visual response." Related Psychology Terms FIGURAL COHESION FORM DISTORTION INTERMODAL INTEGRATION BODY PERCEPT BODY IMAGE ASSESSMENT (BIA) GESTALT GROUPING FACTOR EMBEDDED FIGURE GRAECO-LATIN SQUARE DOUBLE IMAGE CRYPTESTHESIA (CRYPTAESTHESIA) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FIGURAL AFTEREFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/figural-aftereffect/ (accessed February 16, 2019).