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Who were the founders of Gestalt psychology?
Wertheimer, Koffka, and Kohler
What did the three founders mostly study?
perceptual and other phenomena based on Kantian and other German philosophies
What was the Gestalt motto?
"The whole is different from the sum of its parts." (remember the triangle of circles)
Mind (Wundt) - Structuralists concentrated on the elements of mind (mind=sensations, feelings, and images) - Believed that complex mental ideas were made up of simple ideas
Behavior (Watson) - Behaviorists believed in elements of behavior (behavior=S-R associations) - Complex behaviors are made up of simple behaviors (reflexes)
Introspection Observation and Experimentation