GOOD SHAPE By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 Principle of perception. People tend to perceive figures as the most uniform and stable forms that are possible. Identified by Max Wertheimer in 1923. Also called law of good shape. GOOD SHAPE: "Good shape is a perception quality." Related Psychology Terms PRINCIPLE OF PRAGNANZ ATTRIBUTIONAL STYLE EXCLUDED MIDDLE PRINCIPLE GOLTZ-GORLIN SYNDROME TACTILE ILLUSION BIOTOPE TACTILE PERCEPTION BENDER VISUAL-MOTOR GESTALT TEST LAW OF SYMMETRY NIRVANA PRINCIPLE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GOOD SHAPE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/good-shape/ (accessed September 21, 2019).