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Descriptor in English: Gestalt Theory
Descriptor in Spanish: Teoría Gestáltica
Descriptor in Portuguese: Teoria Gestáltica
Descriptor in French: Théorie de la Gestalt
Entry term(s): Gestalt Theories
Theories, Gestalt
Theory, Gestalt
Tree number(s): F02.739.527
Scope note: A system which emphasizes that experience and behavior contain basic patterns and relationships which cannot be reduced to simpler components; that is, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
Online Note: search PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORY 1969-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORY 1975-90
DeCS UI: 6004
Descriptor UI: D005863
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1992/05/18
Gestalt Theory - Preferred
Concept UI M0009212
Scope note A system which emphasizes that experience and behavior contain basic patterns and relationships which cannot be reduced to simpler components; that is, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
Preferred term Gestalt Theory
Entry term(s) Gestalt Theories
Theories, Gestalt
Theory, Gestalt



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