HyperDic: configurationism

English > 1 sense of the word configurationism:
NOUNcognitionconfigurationism, Gestalt psychology(psychology) a theory of psychology that emphasizes the importance of configurational properties
English > configurationism: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
Meaning(psychology) a theory of psychology that emphasizes the importance of configurational properties.
SynonymGestalt psychology
Categoryholism, holistic theoryThe theory that the parts of any whole cannot exist and cannot be understood except in their relation to the whole
psychology, psychological scienceThe science of mental life
PartsGestalt law of organization, Gestalt principle of organizationA principle of Gestalt psychology that identifies factors leading to particular forms of perceptual organization
Broaderscientific theoryA theory that explains scientific observations
Spanishgestaltismo
Catalangestaltisme, psicologia de la forma

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