Definition of gestaltist in English:

gestaltist

noun

Psychology
  • See gestalt

    • ‘Hebb, a good gestaltist, tells us that the dynamic properties of the brain lead it to project pattern where pattern is missing.’
    • ‘He is a Berlin gestaltist who emigrated to the United States, became professor of the Psychology of Art at Harvard University and published 13 books on gestalt theory and art.’
    • ‘Rock is a gestaltist who left the Gestalt circle and came up with his own theory.’
    • ‘A gestaltist believes that the response of an individual, couple, or group in a given struggle should be a response to the whole conflict, not just to it's ‘ministruggles.’’
    • ‘The emotive word led the two gestaltists to also overlook my contrary concept on the preceding page.’