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Gestalt Law and Symbolization

We are able to perceive most emoticons - text characters that create an image - because of the Gestalt laws of organization (proximity, continuity, similarity, closure, and good form). Which Gestalt laws help you to perceive this emoticon-like symbol as fish?


What other emoticons can you connect to the Gestalt laws of organization? Be sure to connect your thoughts to course content.

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The Gestalt laws that help me to perceive this emoticon like symbol as fish include proximity, due to how close the different symbols are to one another. Similarity also helps, due to the fact that ...

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This solution describes Gestalt law and symbol perception