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Gestalt psychology: Quiz


Question 1: In psychology, gestaltism is often opposed to ________ and Wundt.
StructuralismHenri BergsonDeconstructionJacques Derrida

Question 2: The Gestalt laws are used in ________.
User interface designGraphical user interfaceInteraction designHuman–computer interaction

Question 3: This 'gestalt' or 'whole form' approach sought to define principles of ________ -- seemingly innate mental laws which determined the way in which objects were perceived.
PerceptionArthur SchopenhauerImmanuel KantGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Question 4: In some scholarly communities, such as ________ and computational neuroscience, Gestalt theories of perception are criticized for being descriptive rather than explanatory in nature.
Cognitive neuropsychologyNeuropsychologyCognitive psychologyMemory

Question 5: The idea of Gestalt has its roots in theories by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Immanuel Kant, and ________.
Ernst MachPhysicsAlbert EinsteinLudwig Boltzmann

Question 6: Other examples include the 'three-pronged widget' and artist ________'s artwork and the appearance of flashing marquee lights moving first one direction and then suddenly the other.
SpainM. C. EscherItalyRome

Question 7: Gestalt psychology also has applications in ________ for trying to make computers "see" the same things as humans do.
Augmented realityComputer visionMachine visionScale space

Question 8: Principle of psychophysical isomorphism - A ________ exists between conscious experience and cerebral activity.
VarianceNormal distributionCorrelation and dependencePearson product-moment correlation coefficient

Question 9: Gestalt psychology should not be confused with the ________ of Fritz Perls, which is only peripherally linked to Gestalt psychology.
Family therapyGestalt therapyPsychodynamic psychotherapyPsychotherapy

Question 10: ________ - often mistaken for Gestalt psychology
Family therapyPsychodynamic psychotherapyGestalt therapyPsychotherapy


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