The International
SOCIETY FOR GESTALT THEORY AND ITS APPLICATIONS



has granted the


Wolfgang Metzger Award 2002


to

Peter Ulric TSE (Harvard, USA and Tübingen, Germany)
in recognition to his research papers on

Illusory volumes from conformation
Volume completion
Complete mergeability and amodal completion


His award ceremony lecture:
"Unser Ziel muss eine Gestalt-Neurowissenschaft sein!"
["Our aim must be a Gestalt neuroscience!"]

The second price
in this contest was granted to

Franz MECHSNER (Munich, Germany)
in recognition to his research paper on

Gestalt Factors in Human Movement Coordination

 


This award - presented by the international multidisciplinary Society for Gestalt Theory and its Applications (GTA)- is named in honor of our late honorary chairman Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. 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 2002 and the 2nd price are published in the journal Gestalt Theory in an article version. The award ceremony and the presentation of the papers by the winners took place at the 13th Scientific Convention of the GTA (March 27-30, 2003, University of Education Karlsruhe / Germany).


Click here for information about the Wolfgang Metzger Award 2007 !

Click here for information about the Wolfgang Metzger Award 2005 !

Click here for information about the Wolfgang Metzger Award 1999 !

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

 


Wolfgang METZGERs "Psychologie. Die Entwicklung ihrer Grundannahmen seit der Einführung des Experiments" (first edition published in 1941) has been published in its 6th edition recently by the Wolfgang Krammer Verlag, Vienna, 2001. Order this new edition by email or via the website of the publishing house (407 pages; price: EUR 45,--).


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