The International
SOCIETY FOR GESTALT THEORY AND ITS APPLICATIONS



has granted the


Wolfgang Metzger Award 1999


to

Giovanni Bruno VICARIO (Italy) and
Yoshie KIRITANI (Japan)

in recognition to their research paper on
"Slow-motion Tunnel effect: an inquiry into vertical organization of perceptual events"

 

The second price was granted in this contest to

Steven LEHAR (USA)
in recognition to his research paper on
"Gestalt Isomorphism and the Quantification of Spatial Perception"

See also Steven Lehar's new fascinating book on this topic:
The World in Your Head: A Gestalt View of the Mechanism of Conscious Experience. Lawrence Erlbaum, 2003

and

Geert-Jan A. BOUDEWIJNSE (Canada)
in recognition to his research paper on
"The Rise and Fall of the Graz School"


This award - presented by the international multidisciplinary Society for Gestalt Theory and its Applications (GTA)- is named in honor of our late honorary chairman Wolfgang Metzger who was one of the most eminent exponents of the second generation of the Berlin school of Gestalt theory.

Picture of Prof. Metzger
The Wolfgang Metzger Page
[W. Metzger Bibliography of Publications in English, French, Italian, Japanese and Spanish]

 

To qualify for this award applicants had to submit a scientific paper (in German or English language) which contributes to research or application on basis of Gestalt theory in the natural sciences, the humanities, the social sciences, or the economic sciences; e.g. the paper could deal with a subject from psychology, medicine, architecture, or any other field of research or application based on Gestalt theory.
Applicants were invited to submit either master theses or theses or papers written specifically for this award.

 

The papers winning the Wolfgang Metzger Award 1999 and the 2nd price have been published in the journal Gestalt Theory (vol. 21, 2/99) in an article version. The winners have presented their papers at the 11th Scientific Convention of the GTA (March 11-14, 1999, University of Graz / Austria).

 


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Click here for information about the Wolfgang Metzger Award 2002 !


The Wolfgang Metzger Page
[W. Metzger Bibliography of Publications in English, French, Italian, Japanese and Spanish]


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