But on Wednesday, here was the White House to remind you that an MC is more than the gestalt of his lyrics.
If his action is successful, his gestalt is closed: the problem is resolved, and the motivation is fulfilled.
Momentarily, the gestalt fails, but the true moment of sight passes.
The cognitive sum total is of a gestalt nature-much higher than the sum of its parts.
The main contribution of gestalt psychology consisted of studies of human perception.
His interest was not in gestalt or fixed form, Bildung or form change.
Perls transformed the gestalt psychologists' central idea so it would serve as a basis for his approach to psychotherapy.
Right now I needed a gestalt of something whose whole would be a lot greater than the sum of its parts.
Like the gestalt of the psychologists, the closed gestalt of therapy signifies an organized whole.
gestalt therapy as it was developed by Perls is individual therapy done in a group setting.
1922, from German Gestaltqualität (1890, introduced by German philosopher Christian von Ehrenfels, 1859-1932), from German gestalt "shape, form, figure, configuration, appearance," abstracted from ungestalt "deformity," noun use of adj. ungestalt "misshapen," from gestalt, obsolete past participle of stellen "to place, arrange" (see stall (n.1)). As a school of psychology, it was founded c.1912 by M Wertheimer, K. Koffka, W. Köhler.
gestalt ge·stalt or Ge·stalt (gə-shtält', -shtôlt', -stält', -stôlt')
n. pl. ge·stalts or ge·stalt·en (-shtält'n, -shtôlt'n, -stält'n, -stôlt'n)
A physical, biological, psychological, or symbolic configuration or pattern of elements so unified as a whole that its properties cannot be derived from a simple summation of its parts. Also called gestalt phenomenon.