Wertheimer, Max

   German founder of Gestalt psychology. Born in Prague, he studied in Prague, Berlin and Würzburg. He founded and edited Psychologische Forschung and became professor at the University of Frankfurt. With the rise of the Nazis, he went to the US and taught at the New School for Social Research in New York.

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  • WERTHEIMER, MAX — (1880–1943), founder of Gestalt psychology. Wertheimer was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia. After studying philosophy and psychology, he spent some years in independent investigation until, in 1910, he arrived at the University of Frankfurt, where …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Wertheimer, Max — (1880 1943)    psychologist; principal founder of Ge stalt psychology. He was born in Prague. His father had been a successful Jewish banker who resigned to teach business; his mother was an accomplished pianist.    Given broad artistic interests …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • Wertheimer, Max — (b. April 15, 1880, Prague, Czech. d. Oct. 12, 1943, New Rochelle, N.Y., U.S.) German psychologist. He taught at the Universities of Frankfurt and Berlin (1916–29) before immigrating to the U.S. to teach at the New School for Social Research… …   Universalium

  • Wertheimer, Max — ► (1880 1943) Psicólogo alemán. Fue representante destacado de la Gestalt psychologie o psicología de la forma. (V. gestaltismo.) * * * (15 abr. 1880, Praga, Checoeslovaquia–12 oct. 1943, Nueva Rochelle, N.Y., EE.UU.). Psicólogo alemán. Ejerció… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wertheimer — Wertheimer, Max …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Max Wertheimer — Born April 15, 1880 (1880 04 15) Prague Died …   Wikipedia

  • Max Wertheimer — (* 15. April 1880 in Prag; † 12. Oktober 1943 in New Rochelle, New York) gilt als der Haupt Begründer der Gestaltpsychologie bzw. der Gestalttheorie (zusammen mit Wolfgang Köhler und Kurt Koffka). Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werke …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • WERTHEIMER (M.) — WERTHEIMER MAX (1880 1943) Un des maîtres de l’école gestaltiste. Né à Prague, Wertheimer étudie le droit pendant deux ans et demi à l’université. Il s’oriente ensuite vers la philosophie et la psychologie et suit les cours de C. von Ehrenfels, C …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • MAX — ● MAX o MAdrid LinuX es un Sistema Operativo basado en Knoppix (que a su vez está basado en Debian GNU/Linux creado por la Consejería de Educación de la Comunidad de Madrid. Este Sistema Operativo puede utilizarse en modo Live DVD, y también… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Max Wertheimer — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Wertheimer. Max Wertheimer (15 avril 1880 1943) est un psychologue allemand, l un des fondateurs de la psychologie de la forme. Sommaire 1 Biographie …   Wikipédia en Français

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