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Max Wertheimer (1433)

Interests
Experimental psychology, military psychology, philosophical and theoretical psychology, psychological study of social issues, psychology and law
Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
German
Born
1880, Prague, Austria
Died
1943, New Rochelle, New York, USA
Short Biography
Max Wertheimer (April 15, 1880 – October 12, 1943) was an Austro-Hungarian-born psychologist who was one of the three founders of Gestalt psychology, along with Kurt Koffka and Wolfgang Köhler. Wertheimer obtained his PhD in 1904 under Oswald Külpe, and ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • PhD University of Wiirzburg, 1904
Appointments & Honors
  • Berlin Psychological Institute, 1916-29
  • Professor, University of Frankfurt, 1929-33
  • Professor, New School of Social Research, New York, 1933-43
  • Wilhelm Wundt plaque, 1980
Principal Publications
  • 1904 Psychologische Tatbestandsdiagnostik (Psychological evidence diagnostic). Archiv fur Kriminalanthropologie, 15, 72-113.
  • 1912 Uber das Denken der Naturvolker. (Thought processes of sound directions). Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaft, 61, 161-265 1920 Uber Wahmehmung der Schallrichtungen (The perception of sound directions). Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaft, 20, 388-96.
  • 1922 Untersuchungen zur Lehre von der Gestalt (Investigations of the study of Gestalt). Psychologische Forschung, 1, 47-58.
  • 1923 Untersuchungen zur Lehre von der Gestalt (Investigations of the study of Gestalt). Psychologische Forschung, 4, 301-50.
  • 1925 Uber Gestalttheorie (On Gestalt theory). Philosophische Zeitschrift, 1, 39-60.
  • 1934 On truth. Social Research, 1, 135-46.
  • 1935 Some problems in the theory of ethics. Social Research, 2, 353-67.