Four ontological challenges to constructs in psychology

Nan Wang, David J. Grüning, Constantijn L. van der Burght, Eiko I. Fried, James Steele, Simon Columbus, Hu Chuan-Peng

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All areas of psychology deal with constructs in one way or another. The use of psychological constructs presents four distinct challenges that are central to address: describing, defining, deploying, and distinguishing constructs. Refining a psychological construct refers to an iterative process of dealing with these challenges.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherCenter for Open Science
Publication statusPublished - 11 Mar 2024

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NamePsyArXiv Preprints
PublisherCenter for Open Science

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