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GESTALT

GESTALT

Major thinkers associated with: Max Wertheimer, Wolfgang Köhler, and Kurt Koffka

Instead of breaking down thoughts and behavior to their smallest elements, the gestalt psychologists believed that you must look at the whole of experience. According to Gestalt thinkers, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, a philosophy known as holism

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