Law of Similarity: Overview & Examples


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A gestalt is:

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1. Which of the following is accomplished using the Law of Similarity?

2. Why do psychologists use the Law of Similarity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following interactive quiz and worksheet will check your understanding of the Law of Similarity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on the following:

  • Meaning of gestalt
  • What is accomplished using the Law of Similarity
  • Why psychologists utilize the Law of Similarity
  • Psychology type in which the Law of Similarity is a part

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Law of Similarity
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the law's benefits to psychology
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms such as gestalt

Additional Learning

To study more on this topic, look at the lesson titled Law of Similarity: Overview & Examples. This lesson reviews the following objectives:

  • Details examples of the Law of Similarity
  • Explains Gestalt Psychology
  • Covers why psychologists like to use the Law of Similarity