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  Gestalt psychology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gestalt psychology (also Gestalt theory of the Berlin School) is a theory of mind and brain that proposes that the operational principle of the brain is holistic, parallel, and analog, with self-organizing tendencies.
The classic Gestalt example is a soap bubble, whose spherical shape (its Gestalt) is not defined by a rigid template, or a mathematical formula, but rather it emerges spontaneously by the parallel action of surface tension acting at all points in the surface simultaneously.
Gestalt psychology should not be confused with the Gestalt therapy of Fritz Perls, which is only peripherally linked to Gestalt psychology.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gestalt_psychology   (1321 words)

 AllRefer.com - Gestalt (Psychology And Psychiatry) - Encyclopedia
Gestalt psychologists suggest that the events in the brain bear a structural correspondence to psychological events; indeed, it has been shown that steady electric currents in the brain correspond to structured perceptual events.
The Gestalt school has made substantial contributions to the study of learning, recall, and the nature of associations, as well as important contributions to personality and social psychology.
Gestalt therapy, developed after World War II by Frederick Perls, believes that a person's inability to successfully integrate the parts of his personality into a healthy whole may lie at the root of psychological disturbance.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Gestalt
Gestalt GESTALT [Gestalt] [Gerform], school of psychology that interprets phenomena as organized wholes rather than as aggregates of distinct parts, maintaining that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
The Gestalt psychologists studied extensively the ways in which people organize and select from the vast array of stimuli that are presented to them, concentrating particularly on visual stimuli.
The legacy of Max Wertheimer and gestalt psychology.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=%20Gestalt   (654 words)

 Bender-Gestalt Test: Encyclopedia of Medicine
The Bender Visual Motor Gestalt test (or Bender-Gestalt test) is a psychological assessment used to evaluate visual-motor functioning, visual-perceptual skills, neurological impairment, and emotional disturbances in children and adults ages three and older.
The Bender-Gestalt is sometimes used in conjunction with other personality tests to determine the presence of emotional and psychiatric disturbances such as schizophrenia.
The Bender Visual Motor Gestalt Test should be administered and interpreted by a trained psychologist or psychiatrist.
health.enotes.com /medicine-encyclopedia/bender-gestalt-test   (558 words)

 Enciclopédia :: encyclopedia : Gestalt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Gestalt é um termo intraduzível do alemão, utilizado para abarcar a teoria da percepção visual baseada na psicologia da forma.
A Teoria da Gestalt, em suas análises estruturais, descobriu certas leis que regem a percepção humana das formas, facilitando a compreensão das imagens e idéias.
A Gestalt estabelece sete relações através das quais as partes da imagem são agrupadas na percepção visual: proximidade, semelhança, direção, pregnância, boa continuidade, fechamento e experiência passada.
www.1enciclopedia.com /Gestalt   (1598 words)

 Gestalt « Psychology « Social Sciences « Science
Gestalt theory is a broadly interdisciplinary general theory which provides a framework for a wide variety of psychological phenomena, processes, and applications.
Gestalt theory is to be understood not as a static scientific position, but as a paradigm that is continuing to develop.
Gestalt Theory and Psychopathology - Abstract of Lecture by Gerhard Stemberger at the 11th Scientific Convention of the GTA, March 1999 in Graz, Austria
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 Gestalt Therapy Psychotherapy & group therapy London
There are links to help you find a Therapist in the UK and to more information about Gestalt Psychotherapy & other Bodymind approaches to psychotherapy and counselling
Gestalt therapy was first developed by Fritz and Laura Perls in the 1940/50s.
The body of research on Gestalt Therapy is not very large, however it is growing
www.gestaltbodymind.co.uk   (477 words)

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