PRINCIPLE OF PRAGNANZ

Deriving its name from the German word for "terseness", the principle of prananz states the individual subjects prefer to perceive forms as the most simple, meaningful and complete as permitted by conditions at hand.

PRINCIPLE OF PRAGNANZ: "The principle of prananz can be found in Gestalt psychology."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRINCIPLE OF PRAGNANZ," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/principle-of-pragnanz/ (accessed January 20, 2020).
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