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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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Politik confronts these issues head-on through a gestalt of touchpoints C digital media, conferences, community, subculture.
The most popular phrase associated with Gestalt theory is "the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.
Reception and cognition theories should be also based on Gestalt, which means that human brain combines the input signs into meaningful combination and censors out unclear information.
In this Article, we will focus on a particular kind of indirect legal effect--which we will call a "constitutional gestalt shift.
The specification of open Business Objects comprising the interfaces between the various software system components within the GESTALT Architecture.
Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, Numan said that she chose the concept of Gestalt and structuralism to discuss the relevance between them in structuring the form of an artwork.
Gestalt psychologists maintain that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
The Valamanesh gestalt re-immerses us in the primeval rawness of form and function and, in doing so, the artist succeeds in visualising what many of her contemporaries have avoided--the symbiosis between art and science.
Presented in unflipped format (read right-to-left, just as the author originally drew it), Gestalt Volume 1 is a black-and-white manga (Japanese graphic novel) that takes a sharp twist on the usual fantasyadventure saga
His theological reflection found its structure in the Sinngestalt of the Eucharist (its gestalt that expresses and conveys meaning), and in the organic coming together of all meaningful elements of the Eucharist.
The result gives an overview of the differences between counseling and therapy and family theories, 12 counseling and psychotherapy models (including Alder, Jung, existential, client-centered, gestalt, behavioral, rational emotive behavioral, cognitive behavioral, acceptance and commitment therapy, feminist, and constructivist) and 21 family therapy models based on systems (including contextual, trans-generational, gestalt, Alder, human validation, behavioral therapy for schizophrenia, collaborative therapy and applications of relational competence theories to prevention and psychotherapy.
We argue that the theorized reasons of firm inertia or architectural incompetence are all symptoms of the firm's inability to change its gestalt.
To describe the human visual perception, Wertheimer provided some principles under its Gestalt Theory (Wertheimer, 1923a;b; Koffka, 1935; Rock, 2001).
DeLozier and Grinder drew on the work of a range of thinkers in the neuro-linguistic programming tradition who, in turn, drew on earlier thinking from therapeutic disciplines, such as Gestalt.
are tongue-in-cheek summarized, as are notable events and key instances of historic gestalt.