Gestalt psychology


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(psychology) a theory of psychology that emphasizes the importance of configurational properties

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As already said, every rhythm is a gestalt with qualities that were thoroughly discussed within gestalt psychology a century ago.
According to Gestalt psychology, the objects constitute the foreground, while the rest of the world acts likes the background for these objects.
Written specifically for the non-specialist general reader, "The Handy Psychology Answer Book" covers a wide spectrum of issues ranging from 'what makes a marriage last', 'why do toddlers have temper tantrums, 'how can we maintain a healthy brain', 'why are adolescents so reckless, personality tests, drug use and addiction, sexual abuse, Gestalt psychology, the contributions of Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, B.
Principles of Gestalt Psychology, Hardcourt, ISBN 9780156744607, San Diego
In particular, Carman discusses the general nature of perception for Merleau-Ponty, and considers the formative influences of Husserl and Gestalt psychology.
Wittgenstein and Psychoanalysis" tracks Wittgenstein's affinities with Gestalt psychology (against behaviorism) and his thought that Freudian 'explanations' "are better understood as imaginative comparisons" (p.
Principles of Gestalt Psychology, Lund Humphries, ASIN B0014OIW0G, London
The authors also referenced the theories of Gestalt psychology to explain that a brand is more than, and different from, the sum of its parts.
Principles of gestalt psychology and their application to teaching junior high school science.
Perhaps the most interesting implications for the investigation of visual communication derive from Gestalt psychology and neurophysiology.
The duck-rabbit is a familiar symbol in Gestalt psychology and can look like one or other animal depending on your inclination.
Specifically, Rudolph Arnheim and his disciples have been applying gestalt psychology to the creation, interpretation, and teaching of art (1969, 1986, 1993).
The people practices that have evolved in Silicon Valley over the past 20 years come closer to a kind of corporate gestalt psychology than any other management philosophy I have ever encountered.