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 (gə-shtäl′tĭst, -shtôl′-, -stäl′-, -stôl′-)
An adherent or a practitioner of the principles of Gestalt psychology.
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(Psychology) psychol one who believes in, or practises, Gestalt psychology
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,,the central idea of gestaltist structuralism is that of totality"(Piaget 1973, 63).
The gestaltist's favorite illustration is a melody: a melody does not result from the summation of its parts; thus to analyze a melody is to destroy it It is a basic, primary unit.
According to the gestaltist law of contiguity, two or more elements brought together by analogy give birth to a new whole that is other than the sum of its parts.
Max Moitmer who is Gestaltist theorist believes in another type of creativity definition namely the creativity thought is the reconstruction of gestalts or the paradigm which is incomplete structurally and no contractual step is known by virtue of its functions but by examining total situation (Bastan, 2002).
Engle and Holiman (2002) described the Gestaltist view as the interaction of an internal conflict (between two people, values, or ideals) and a desire to protect one's needs and/or the status quo in that conflict.
Logically speaking, the idea is very interesting, Gestaltist. Saussure already made use of it, if for different, more scientific purposes."