FIGURE-GROUND

a term used to describe things that relate to the principle that says perceptions have 2 parts. The first is the figure and the second is the background.

FIGURE-GROUND: "In figure-ground we see 2 things. The figure and the background."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FIGURE-GROUND," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/figure-ground/ (accessed October 8, 2020).
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