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  1. proximity, law of proximitynoun

    a Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) objects or events that are near to one another (in space or time) are perceived as belonging together as a unit


  1. law of proximity

    Gestalt psychology, gestaltism, or configurationism is a school of psychology that emerged in the early twentieth century in Austria and Germany as a theory of perception that was a rejection of basic principles of Wilhelm Wundt's and Edward Titchener's elementalist and structuralist psychology.As used in Gestalt psychology, the German word Gestalt ( gə-SHTA(H)LT, -⁠STAHLT, -⁠S(H)TAWLT, German: [ɡəˈʃtalt] (listen); meaning "form") is interpreted as "pattern" or "configuration". Gestalt psychologists emphasize that organisms perceive entire patterns or configurations, not merely individual components. The view is sometimes summarized using the adage, "the whole is more than the sum of its parts.": 13 Gestalt psychology was founded on works by Max Wertheimer, Wolfgang Köhler, and Kurt Koffka.


  1. law of proximity

    The law of proximity is a principle from the field of psychology, particularly gestalt psychology, which states that people perceive objects that are close to each other as a group or pattern more readily than those that are farther apart. This tendency to associate or group objects based on their physical distance or relationship is used in various disciplines, including design, marketing, and user experience. The law of proximity helps to visually organize and simplify complex information.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of law of proximity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of law of proximity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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