GOOD SHAPE By N., Sam M.S. - 7 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 MAKE - A - PICTURE - STORY TEST (MAPS) WERTHEIMER, MAX (1880-1943) FIGURE-DRAWING TEST ESTHETICS BENDER GESTALT TEST (Bender Visual-Motor Gestalt Test) LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) CREATIVITY TESTS EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR KOFFKA, KURT (1886-1941) FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GOOD SHAPE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/good-shape/ (accessed August 13, 2022).