Notebook, 1993-



Stimuli that are near each other tend to be grouped together. If three people stand near one another and a fourth person stands 10 feet away, the adjacent three will be seen as a group and the distant person an outsider--and how differently a group of a certain number can be perceptually organized depending upon their spacing.

[Coon, Dennis. Introduction to Psychology, Exploration and Application. St. Paul: West Publishing Company, 1989.]



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