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Gestaltpsychology

approach that views psychological phenomena, such as perception, learning and thinking, as organised, structuredwholes. For instance, the Gestalt approach toproblem solving seeks the need for structural understandingin comprehending how different parts of the problem fittogether to reach the goal.

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June 19th 2021

negativereinforcement

in operantconditioning, a method to increase the probability and strength of aresponse by removing or withholding an aversive stimuliĀ  (negative reinforcer)