Sensory Elements

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History Of Psychology - Second Generation German Psychology - Gestalt Psychology
... should be to break consciousness down into putative basic elements ... von Ehrenfels (1859–1932), who claimed that in addition to the sensory elements of a perceived object, there is an extra element which, though in some sense derived from the organization of the ... He called this extra element Gestalt-qualität or "form-quality." For instance, when one hears a melody, one hears the notes plus something in addition to them which ...

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    In spite of all their kind some elements of worth
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    Our talk of external things, our very notion of things, is just a conceptual apparatus that helps us to foresee and control the triggerings of our sensory receptors in the light of previous triggering of our sensory receptors.
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