Max Wertheimer

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    They are the pioneers of the Gestalt psychology. The concept of this psychology is, that the whole is more than the sum of its parts. If the wholeness of a particular perception breaks apart, then the meaning is lost (Miller, M. and Stoeckel, P., 2016). Wertheimer thought that thinking proceeds from the whole to the parts, treating a problem as a whole, and permitting the whole to command or dominate over the parts. Kohler focused on the insight learning, which is how we perceive a solution to a problem, it is not dependent on rewards and once a problem is solved, it will be easier to solve a similar problem. Koffka is known for his concept of visual perception, which is perception, learning and memory. Kurt Lewin a German Gestalt psychologist also joined the above three Gestalt psychologists with his field theory of human learning. He is the father of social psychology and is well known for creating group therapy and group dynamics. These theorists have highlighted remarkable cognitive processes…

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    learning. Additionally, explain and summarize Max Wertheimer’s understanding of productive thinking. The most significant work on learning by a member of the Gestalt school was done by Kohler. Because Gestalt psychologist were primarily field theorists interested in perceptual phenomena, it is no surprise to find them looking at learning as a special problem in perception. They assumed that when an organism is confronted with a problem, a state of cognitive disequilibrium is set up and continues…

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    Have you ever been told a story and wanted to find if it’s true? Thanks to Dr. Wechsler you can. David Wechsler was born on the 12th day of January, 1896, in Lespedi, Romania. Wechsler attended college at the city college of New York and Columbia University, he acquired his MA in 1917, and afterward he became a psychologist at Camp Yaphank. It was there that David worked with Edwin Garrigues Boring to test the intelligence army recruits. The unimpressive results gave him the idea that…

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    reproduce. The film, Max, directed by Menno Meyjes, focuses on characters Max Rothman and Adolf Hitler and portrays the history behind Hitler’s hateful speech aimed directly the Jews. In Max, Rothman (referred to as Max), a Jew and former artist who had lost his right arm during the war, had failed to pull Hitler away from his evil thoughts. When considering whether Hitler was born to be a fascist tyrant or if his surrounding environment and other factors, in reality, led him to such a…

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    they’re real or fictional. I play numerous of video games, listen to almost every genre of music, and read several different types of books, so I change my mind all the time. As of recently, one of my favorite figures has been Max from a game called Life is Strange. The game itself is beautifully designed graphically and plotline wise, and it really makes you think. To sum it up, the plot is that Max is a senior at an art school, where she’s living in the dorms with her fellow students.The game…

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    Max Weber, a German social historian, is considered to be the founding father of bureaucracy and defines bureaucracy as the ideal and rational method of organisation, hence the most efficient way of conducting business. Weber built his model on four factors: functional specialisation, hierarchy of authority, a system of rules and impersonality (Weber, 1947) and formulated the concept of bureaucracy as a response to the inadequacies found in earlier forms of organisational structure. Weber…

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    capitalist endeavors with politics, people, places and culture. If one looks at capitalist institution not as profit seeking automatons, but as actual places, with actual people, then the view changes. Nor is agency the only new idea being infused into the study of capitalism, matters of scale and chronology have challenged long held views on the creation and introduction of capitalist ideal into the world as a whole. This paper will present examples of these new historians of capitalism, and…

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    pact of government, it is a collective and shared creature. This is the communicating factor that continues to allow the majority to be governed. It is the open discussion of the seesaw between society and the officials running overall operations. Legitimacy focuses on how the overall system works. More simply stated, the functionality of the bigger picture. As a trusted leader, the public administrator is not only charged with the needs of the public, but every facet used to assist those needs.…

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    Fall 2016 IPED 202 Final Exam Questions Which of the three findings in the article do you find most troubling about our economy and society? Please list and explain each briefly. (20 points) Unemployment rate increased highly so that people had hard time to find jobs. In the article, the annual survey depicts, "Unemployment skyrocketed to 10 percent and the jobless rate is still a stubbornly high 9.6 percent." Therefore, people hard to earn money if people do not have jobs. As the unemployment…

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    We are often told to think about our actions in rational terms. Because of this, when thinking about a situation, all emotions, opinions, and things that make us human are set aside for the sake of rationality and efficiency. The development of bureaucracies in order to deal with the large masses is a result of rational thought that is prominent in the Protestant ethic. According to Weber, this leads to a world in which the individual’s freedom is at threat, often trapping them in an iron cage.…

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