QuestionsCategory: Learning and TeachingGive a brief explanation of Kohler’s insightful learning theory.
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Wolfgang Kohler was a German psychologist who is renowned for his contribution to Gestalt psychology. He focuses on theoretical and philosophical aspects and is known for empirical studies of problem solving including a chimpanzee. His prominent contribution is the insight learning theory which he conducted and tested on chimpanzees. Kohler conducted two experiments for this theory. Kohler emphasized that insightful learning takes place suddenly in an ‘aha’ moment. It also depends upon factors such as intelligence, experience, learning environment, initial efforts, and repetition and generalization   Read Full Lesson: The Insight Learning Theory of Kohler .