Wolfgang Köhler Biography.com

Psychologist(1887–1967)
Wolfgang Köhler was a psychologist who examined learning and perception as structured wholes, which led to Gestalt psychology.

Synopsis

Wolfgang Köhler’s studies of problem solving, in which he examined learning and perception as structured wholes, led to a radical revision of existing theory, and Köhler became a key figure in Gestalt psychology. He continued his research during the 1920s and early '30s, publishing Gestalt Psychology, but emigrated from Germany to the U.S. after the Nazi takeover, and he continued to write.

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