< Gestalt theory: Wolfgang Metzger Award 2007

The International
SOCIETY FOR GESTALT THEORY AND ITS APPLICATIONS



has granted the


Wolfgang Metzger Award 2007


to

Cees van LEEUWEN
[Riken Brain Science Institute; Hirosawa, Wako, Japan]

in recognition to his research paper

"What Needs to Emerge to Make you Conscious?"


The paper winning the Wolfgang Metzger Award 2007 explores the central mechanisms generating experience and consciousness. The award ceremony and the award winnerís lecture were part of the program of the 15th Scientific Convention of the GTA (May 24-27, 2007, Macerata / Italy).

The award lecture of Dr. van Leeuwen, titled "Towards an Interdisciplinary Science of Visual Gestalten" has been published in
Gestalt Theory - An International Multidisciplinary Journal
.vol. 29(3), 213-222.

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.



Click here for information about the Wolfgang Metzger Award 2005 !

Click here for information about the Wolfgang Metzger Award 2002 !

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 Gesetze des Sehens has been published in English translation: Laws of Seeing, translated by Lothar Spillmann, Steven Lehar, M. Stromeyer, Michael Wertheimer, 2006, MIT-Press. Order this book NOW by clicking HERE !


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