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Three Later Approaches: Gestalt, Psychoanalysis and Behaviorism

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In Gestalt psychology, our ability to perceive a whole without first noticing its parts is referred to as _____.

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1. As Ben looks across the room at the large painting hanging there, he instinctively uses the Law of Proximity to take in the image. Most likely, this means that he _____.

2. Talk therapy and dream analysis are two techniques used in _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of Gestalt, psychoanalysis, and behaviorism. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include knowing the ability to perceive a whole without first noticing its parts as well as identifying the focus of psychodynamic research.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The ability to perceive a whole without first noticing its parts
  • The tendency of people to use the closeness of objects to each other in order to perceive a larger image
  • Talk therapy and dream analysis techniques
  • Behavior influenced by a combination of reinforcements and punishments
  • The focus of psychodynamic research

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Gestalt, psychoanalysis, and behaviorism
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding talk therapy and dream analysis and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding behavior influenced by a combination of reinforcements and punishments

Additional Learning

To learn more about psychology, review the accompanying lesson title Three Later Approaches: Gestalt, Psychoanalysis and Behaviorism. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define emergence and reification in terms of Gestalt psychology
  • Compare and contrast the Law of Similarity and the Law of Proximity
  • Identify the founder of behaviorism and the man who came to be synonymous with behavioral psychology
  • Define behavioral psychology in terms of conditioning
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