Gestalt Theory

An International Multidisciplinary Journal

Open access

The journal is addressed to scientists on the fields of psychology, philosophy, psychotherapy, social and life sciences, economics and arts as well as experts interested in gestalt theory, its applications and gestalt legacy. It contains original contributions, reviews, discussions and announcements in these fields. It provides a wide overview of the current scientific research and advances in multidisciplinary gestalt-theoretical perspective.

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Editor-in-Chief – Geschäftsführende Herausgeberinnen
Silvia Bonacchi, University of Warsaw, Poland
Fiorenza Toccafondi, University of Parma, Italy

Managing Editor, Assistant to Editors – Redaktion
Bettina Turi-Ostheim, Vienna, Austria
Barbara Veigl-Trouvain, Vienna, Austria

Scientific Board
Tiziano Agostini (Trieste, IT)
Mauro Antonelli(Milano, IT/Graz, A)
Jagna Brudzińska(Köln, FRG/Warsaw, P)
Herbert Fitzek (Berlin, FRG)
Jan Koenderink (Leuwen, B/Utrecht, NL)

Advisory Board – Wissenschaftlicher Beirat
A. Bandura (Stanford, CA, USA),
R. Behrens (Cedar Falls, IA, USA)
I. Bianchi (Macerata, IT)
R. Canestrari † (Bologna, IT)
Serena Cattaruzza (Trieste, IT)
Chen Lin (Beijing, China)
J. J. Freyd (Eugene, Oregon, USA)
G. Galli † (Macerata, IT)
A. L. Gilchrist (Newark, NJ, USA)
B. Gillam (Sydney, AUS)
H. Keupp (München, FRG)
G. Kubon-Gilke (Darmstadt, FRG)
R. Martinelli (Trieste, IT)
H. Metz-Göckel (Dortmund, FRG)
B. Pinna (Sassari, IT)
E. Plaum (Eichstätt, FRG)
T. Sato (Tokyo, JP)
W. Schüle (Mannheim, FRG)
M. Sinico (Venezia, IT)
M. Soff (Karlsruhe, FRG)
L. Spillmann (Freiburg, FRG)
G. Trombini (Bologna, IT)
W. Tunner (München, FRG)
B. M. Velichkowsky (Dresden, FRG)
O. K. Wiegand (Mainz, FRG)

Founders and Honorary Board
Kurt Guss (Mannheim/Bühne, FRG),
Friedrich Hoeth † (Darmstadt, FRG),
Jürgen Kriz (Osnabrück, FRG),
Riccardo Luccio (Trieste, IT),
Manfred Sader † (Münster, FRG),
Michael Stadler (Bremen, FRG),
Jürgen Steinkopf † (Dortmund, FRG)
Gerhard Stemberger (Berlin, FRG/Wien, A),
Paul Tholey † (Frankfurt, FRG),
Hans-Jürgen P. Walter (Biedenkopf, FRG),
Michael Wertheimer (Boulder, CO, USA),
Alf C. Zimmer (Regensburg, FRG)


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