What is GESTALT?

No exact English equivalent exists; Fuzzy German word. Completeness, configuration, essence, form, manner, organic structure, totality, and wholeness are parts of the varying definition. For an individual, the organized form or pattern is made up all of a person’s experience, of what is perceived. Taken to mean that all of a person’s experiences are what make the person who the person truly is. Also refer to gestalt theory.

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