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Max Wertheimer: Quiz


Question 1: After the war, Koffka returned to Frankfurt, while Kohler became the director of the Psychological Institute at the ________, where Wertheimer was already on the faculty.
Free University of BerlinSofia UniversityHumboldt University of BerlinNational and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Question 2: Max Wertheimer (April 15, 1880 – October 12, 1943) was a ________-born psychologist who was one of the three founders of Gestalt psychology, along with Kurt Koffka and Wolfgang Köhler.
Czech RepublicPragueCzechsSlovakia

Question 3: In the end, he accepted an offer to teach at The New School in ________.
MassachusettsNew YorkNew JerseyConnecticut

Question 4: In 1923, while teaching in ________, Wertheimer married Anna (called Anni) Caro, a physician’s daughter, with whom he had four children: Rudolf (who died in infancy), Valentin, Michael and Lise.

Question 5: When ________ became Chancellor of the Third Reich in 1933, it became apparent to Wertheimer (and to countless other “non-Aryan” intellectuals) that he must leave Germany.
SchutzstaffelNazi PartyNazi GermanyAdolf Hitler

Question 6: The success of their efforts is evidenced by the familiarity of the names of their students in the literature of psychology, among them ________, Rudolf Arnheim, Wolfgang Metzger, Bluma Zeigarnik, Karl Duncker, Herta Kopfermann and Kurt Gottschaldt.
Erik EriksonSigmund FreudPersonality psychologyKurt Lewin

Question 7: The collaborative work of the three Gestalt psychologists was interrupted by ________.
Armenian GenocideCaucasus CampaignWestern Front (World War I)World War I

Question 8: Both Wertheimer and Koffka were assigned to war-related research, while Kohler was appointed the director of an anthropoid research station on Tenerife, in the ________.
AndalusiaCanary IslandsSpainMelilla


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