Gestalt psychology or gestaltism is a school of psychology that emerged in Austria and Germany in the early twentieth century based on work by Max Wertheimer, Wolfgang Köhler, and Kurt Koffka. As used in Gestalt psychology, the German word gestalt LT, -STAHLT, -S(H)TAWLT, German: [ɡəˈʃtalt] (listen); meaning "form") is interpreted as "pattern" or "configuration".
The Geheime Staatspolizei , abbreviated Gestapo (German: [ɡəˈʃtaːpo]; ), was the official secret police of Nazi Germany and German-occupied Europe. The force was created by Hermann Göring in 1933 by combining the various security police agencies of Prussia into one organisation.
A gesture is a form of non-verbal communication or non-vocal communication in which visible bodily actions communicate particular messages, either in place of, or in conjunction with, speech. Gestures include movement of the hands, face, or other parts of the body.
Gestalt therapy is a form of psychotherapy which emphasizes personal responsibility, and focuses upon the individual's experience in the present moment, the therapist–client relationship, the environmental and social contexts of a person's life, and the self-regulating adjustments people make as a result of their overall situation. It was developed by Fritz Perls, Laura Perls and Paul Goodman in the 1940s and 1950s, and was first described in the 1951 book Gestalt Therapy.
Gestational diabetes is a condition in which a woman without diabetes develops high blood sugar levels during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes generally results in few symptoms; however, it does increase the risk of pre-eclampsia, depression, and requiring a Caesarean section.
Gesture recognition is a topic in computer science and language technology with the goal of interpreting human gestures via mathematical algorithms. Gestures can originate from any bodily motion or state but commonly originate from the face or hand.
Gestational age is a measure of the age of a pregnancy which is taken from the beginning of the woman's last menstrual period , or the corresponding age of the gestation as estimated by a more accurate method if available. Such methods include adding 14 days to a known duration since fertilization (as is possible in in vitro fertilization), or by obstetric ultrasonography.
Gestational trophoblastic disease is a term used for a group of pregnancy-related tumours. These tumours are rare, and they appear when cells in the womb start to proliferate uncontrollably.
Gestodene, sold under the brand names Femodene and Minulet among others, is a progestin medication which is used in birth control pills for women. It is also used in menopausal hormone therapy.
A gestation crate, also known as a sow stall, is a metal enclosure in which a farmed sow used for breeding may be kept during pregnancy. A standard crate measures 6.6 ft x 2.0 ft .Sow stalls contain no bedding material and are instead floored with slatted plastic, concrete or metal to allow waste to be efficiently collected below.
Lavrentyev or Lavrentiev and Lavrentyeva (Russian: Лаврентьева; feminine) is a common Russian surname.People with this surname include: Arseniy Lavrentyev (born 1983), Russian-born Portuguese swimmer Mikhail Lavrentyev (1900–1980), a Soviet mathematician Oleg Lavrentiev (1926–2011), a Soviet-Ukrainian physicist, the author of idea of a thermonuclear bomb Sergei Lavrentyev (b. 1972), a Russian footballer and coach Yekaterina Lavrentyeva (b.
Oleg Alexandrovich Lavrentiev July 7, 1926 Pskov, Russia – (2011-02-10)February 10, 2011 in Kharkiv, Ukraine) was a Russian physicist who made contributions to thermonuclear fusion research.