GOOD SHAPE

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GOOD SHAPE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/good-shape/ (accessed September 21, 2019).
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