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Cognitive Perspective of Learning & Information Processing

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A student at a high school football game can see that the football players and cheerleaders are both scattered around the field, but he can easily tell them apart and find them because of their uniforms. Which Gestalt principle is most helpful here?

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1. The process of _____ is what happens when sensory neurons send signals to the brain, whereas the process of _____ is what happens when the brain interprets these signals as meaningful events, images, or ideas.

2. The group of psychologists known as Gestalt are responsible for _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to answer questions about Gestalt principles. You'll need to be familiar with the various principles of organization for the quiz questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Gestalt principles of organization
  • Process involving neuron transmission of signals to the brain
  • Psychologists group behind Proximity and Figure/Ground rule

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand the main ideas from the related psychology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the concept that describes the brain's interpretation of signals as meaningful ideas
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Gestalt principles

Additional Learning

Increase your knowledge of the cognitive perspective of learning by reviewing the corresponding lesson, Cognitive Perspective of Learning & Information Processing. The lesson involves completing the following objectives:

  • Explain the basics of the cognitive perspective
  • Examine the function of the senses and brain in information processing
  • Understand the different Gestalt principles
  • Explore examples of the principles of organization
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