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a configuration or pattern of elements so unified as a whole that it cannot be described merely as a sum of its parts

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Yet even the Gestaltist Kohler (1969) stated that "psychological facts and the underlying events in the brain resemble each other in all their structural characteristics" (p.
In the Cognitive Poetics workshop at the Katz Research Institute, Tel Aviv University, two rival cognitive theories of meter have been worked out: one in the generative tradition, by David Gil and Ronit Shoshani; the other one by me, in the Gestaltist tradition (the perception-oriented theory of meter).
Familiarity with Max Wertheimer's classic gestaltist account of primitive number concepts (in W.
He has also become a much better ' Gestaltist ' - his exploits into complex relations between the figure and the background have finally come to fruition.