Psychological Research

, Volume 46, Issue 4, pp 317–327 | Cite as

Isomorphism: Setting the record straight

  • Mary Henle
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Summary

This paper attempts to set forth and correct recent misinterpretations of the Gestalt concept of isomorphism. It distinguishes the new “isomorphisms” currently being proposed from the original conception of Gestalt psychology. Finally, it reviews the implications of isomorphism tested experimentally by Köhler and his collaborators, through the demonstrations of steady cortical currents during perception. Experimental attempts to discredit the theory of cortical currents are evaluated.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary Henle
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  1. 1.Graduate FacultyNew School for Social ResearchNew YorkUSA

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