configurationism configurationism n. (Psychol.) an approach to psychology that emphasizes the importance of configurational properties.

Syn: Gestalt psychology. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • configuraţionism — CONFIGURAŢIONÍSM s.n. (fil.) Gestaltism. [pr.: ţi o ] – Din engl. configurationism. Trimis de LauraGellner, 30.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  CONFIGURAŢIONÍSM s. v. gestaltism. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  configuraţionísm s …   Dicționar Român

  • configurationism — [kən fig΄yo͞o rā′shəniz΄əm, kən fig΄yə rā′shəniz΄əm] n. GESTALT PSYCHOLOGY …   English World dictionary

  • configurationism — configurationist, n. /keuhn fig yeuh ray sheuh niz euhm/, n. See Gestalt psychology. [1920 25; CONFIGURATION + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • configurationism — noun Any theory of psychology based on configurational properties, but especially Gestalt psychology …   Wiktionary

  • configurationism — See Gestalt …   Philosophy dictionary

  • configurationism — con·fig·u·ra·tion·ism …   English syllables

  • configurationism — noun (psychology) a theory of psychology that emphasizes the importance of configurational properties • Syn: ↑Gestalt psychology • Topics: ↑psychology, ↑psychological science, ↑holism, ↑holistic theory …   Useful english dictionary

  • gestaltism — GESTALTÍSM s.n. Teorie filozofică (filozofie) a formei potrivit căreia un tot fiind constituit din structuri perfect integrate are caracteristici proprii care nu rezultă din elementele lui constitutive, iar întregul nu poate fi considerat simpla… …   Dicționar Român

  • Gestalt psychology — (sometimes l.c.) the theory or doctrine that physiological or psychological phenomena do not occur through the summation of individual elements, as reflexes or sensations, but through gestalts functioning separately or interrelatedly. Also called …   Universalium

  • behaviorism — Synonyms and related words: Adlerian psychology, Freudian psychology, Freudianism, Gestalt psychology, Horneyan psychology, Jungian psychology, Marxism, Pavlovian psychology, Reichian psychology, Skinnerian psychology, Watsonian psychology,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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