How can I improve my visual figure-ground? Play ‘I Spy’, discriminating objects such as round things, red things or wooden things etc. Overlapping shapes – overlap a series of shapes and ask the child to draw around the outline of each shape in a different colour (increase the number of shapes as the child progresses).
What is an example of Figure-ground perception? Figure-ground perception holds that we tend to separate images into figure, or object, and ground, or background. Some common examples include the famous image of the old woman and the young lady and the depiction of the white vase that can also be perceived as two faces.
What is figure-ground discrimination? Figure-ground discrimination or perception refers to the ability to separate the elements of a visual image on the basis of contrast (e.g., light, dark), to perceive an object (figure) against a background (ground).
How does figure-ground work? Figure-ground perception refers to the tendency of the visual system to simplify a scene into the main object that we are looking at (the figure) and everything else that forms the background (or ground).