Gestalt is a German word that can be translated into English in various ways: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... It has been suggested that French Wiktionary be merged into this article or section. ...
as shape, form, guise or likeness (e.g., in Menschengestalt: in human form)
as figure or as a synonym for person (e.g., eine dunkle Gestalt: a sinister figure)
A collection of physical, biological, psychological or symbolic entities that creates a unified concept, configuration or pattern which is greater than the sum of its parts.
Gestalt may also refer to: It has been suggested that Glossary of shapes with metaphorical names be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... Guise is a commune of the Aisne département in northern France. ... Figure can refer to any of the following: A persons figure. ... A person is defined by philosophers as a being who is in possession of a range of psychological capacities that are regarded as both necessary and sufficient to fulfill the requirements of personhood. ...
Gestalt psychology (or Gestalt theory), a theory of mind and brain, describing the Gestalt effect.
Gestalt (Transformers), a mechanical (robotic) or biomechanical entity composed of several Transformers whose personalities and abilities unite, and often display abilities greater than the sum of the group's members. However, the gestalt's mind is limited to focusing on things agreed upon by the group. (A frequently conflicted group may rampage out of control or break out into fits of rage, while a more organized group may create a gestalt seeming to exhibit greater intelligence or use more focused strategies. Has been used to describe the effect of biological microscopic group intelligences or the alleged Enigmatodes Also called combiners.
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Categories: Disambiguation | German loanwords 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. ... Gestalt Theoretical Psychotherapy is a method of psychotherapy based strictly on Gestalt psychology. ... Gestalt Therapy is a psychotherapy which focuses on here-and-now experience and personal responsibility. ... Gestalt is the name of a system call introduced in System 6. ... Transformers are fictional alien robots and the titular characters of a popular Hasbro toy line and its spin-offs. ... Enigmatode is a term coined for the hypothetical micro-organism(s) responsible for the phenomenon commonly referred to as Morgellons; this is generally referred to as delusional parasitosis and cocaine bugs by a majority of practitioners in the medical field. ... A human ovum An ovum (loosely, egg or egg cell) is a female sex cell or gamete. ... Gestalt (Japanese: è¶ ç£ä¼èª¬ã²ã·ã¥ã¿ã«ã, Choujuu Densetsu Geshutaruto / Super-Legend Gestalt) is an 8-volume manga series by Yun Kouga, that later spawned a two episode OVA series. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...
Gestaltpsychology (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 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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