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A primary distinction that comes to mind when one undertakes to compare gestalten and computers is that computers as instruments by themselves are deprived of consciousness, whereas the cognitive and perceptual processes of gestalten are not. But this distinction does not really hold, because the finest example of a gestalt can operate without consciousness. It is the physiological functions of the human and animal body. The nervous system organizes the complex physical activities of the body as well as its cognitive ones.