Topological Psychology

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Psychology, Topological


as conceived by the German-American psychologist K. Lewin, the application of topological concepts to Lewin’s theory of the psychological “field.” Topological psychology, which gained currency in the 1930’s, uses both mathematical and psychological concepts to describe the statistical and dynamic attributes of the psychological field.


See references under LEWIN, KURT.
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