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Reverse Golden Section Article Published

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New article published: Raskin, J. D., & Brett, B. L. (2014). Does the reverse golden section hold? Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 27(2), 137-146. doi: 10.1080/10720537.2014.879522 Abstract: Recent research has found support for a reverse golden section hypothesis, whereby people rate stigmatized identities negatively 61.8% of the time and positively 38.2% of the time. Two golden section studies were… Continue reading

Personal Construct Psychology, Radical Constructivism, and Social Constructionism: A Dialogue

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New article published: Efran, J. S., McNamee, S., Warren, B., & Raskin, J. D. (2014). Personal construct psychology, radical constructivism, and social constructionism: A dialogue. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 27(1), 1-13. doi: 10.1080/10720537.2014.850367 Abstract: This article presents a dialogue about personal construct psychology, radical constructivism, and social constructionism. The dialogue is based on a symposium conducted in July 2011 at… Continue reading

Plenary Address at Personal Construct Congress

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I will be giving a plenary address at the 20th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology in Sydney, Australia. The title of the address is “Beyond Relativism and ‘Anything Goes’: A PCP-based Constructivist Model of Ethical Meaning-Making.” Summary: Critics say that constructivism embraces an “anything goes” ethics that permits any position. I disagree.  In my… Continue reading

Thinking, Feeling, and “Being Human”

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New article published: Raskin, J. D. (2013). Thinking, feeling, and Being Human. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 26(3), 181-186. doi: 10.1080/10720537.2013.787323 Abstract: In his recent book, Being Human: Human Being, Rue Cromwell introduced valence tags into the lexicon of personal construct psychology. Doing so has interesting implications for the distinction between cognition and emotion. The personal construct psychology position, which challenges the division of… Continue reading

Ethics Chapter Published

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New book chapter on ethics! Read it for free online. Printable electronic copies and hard copies can be purchased from the publisher. Raskin, J. D., & Debany, A. E. (2012). The inescapability of ethics and the impossibility of “anything goes”: A constructivist model of ethical meaning-making. In S. Cipolletta & E. Gius (Eds.), Ethics in… Continue reading

Online Version of Essences Article Published

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My article, “On Essences in Constructivist Psychology,” has been published online before it appears in a final print and online issue of the Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. Check it out: On Essences in Constructivist Psychology Raskin, Jonathan D. doi: 10.1037/a0025006

Updated “Constructivism in Psychology” Article

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An updated version of my 2002 online article, “Constructivism in psychology: Personal construct psychology, radical constructivism, and social constructionism,” is now available at this web address: https://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/raskin-divi-devsite2/files/2011/05/Raskin-2002-ACJ-reprint-updated-appendix.pdf. This version includes some copy editing corrections (most importantly, Ernst von Glasersfeld’s last name is now spelled correctly in this version) and an updated list of web links (the links… Continue reading

19th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology

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I am the program chair for the 19th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, which will be held in Boston July 19-22, 2011. Proposals Proposal Form in Microsoft Word Submit completed proposals by January 20, 2011 to:pcp2011@constructivistpsych.org In keeping with the congress theme, “Pushing the Boundaries of Constructivism: Collaborating across Theories, Applications, and Methods,” we are… Continue reading