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The Bucket List is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Rob Reiner and starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. First of all i want to give some information about the film. Carter Chambers (Freeman) and billionaire hospital magnate Edward Cole (Nicholson) meet for the first time in the hospital after both have been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Carter and Edward seem to find common ground as they have intellectual personalities. Carter begins writing a "bucket list", or things to do before he "kicks the bucket". After hearing he has less than a year, Carter discards the list. Edward finds it the next morning and urges Carter to do everything on the list and offers to finance the trip for both of them. Carter agrees, and despite the protests of his wife, Virginia (Todd), Edward and Carter begin their around-the-world vacation.This film relates to Gestalt Theory. Gestalt psychology tries to understand the laws of our ability to acquire and maintain meaningful perceptions in an apparently chaotic world. The central principle of gestalt psychology is that the mind forms a global whole with self-organizing tendencies. This principle maintains that when the human mind (perceptual system) forms a percept or gestalt, the whole has a reality of its own, independent of the parts. Gestalt is a perspective that focuses on the belief that human consciousness cannot be broken down into its elements. In that film we can see this relationship. First of all, we talk about relationship between Weber’s Law and the film. Ernst Heinrich Weber was one of the first people to approach the study of the human response to a physical stimulus in a quantitative fashion. Weber's law states that the just-noticeable difference between two stimuli is proportional to the magnitude of the stimuli, (and the subject's sensitivity), i.e. if you sense a change in weight of .5 lbs on a 5 pound dumbbell, you ought to feel the extra pound added to a

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