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The psychology of personal constructs is based upon the philosophical assumption of "constructive alternativism," which states that "all of our present interpretations of the universe are subject to revision or replacement" (Kelly, 1955, p.
In this study, the hybrid system produced cartilage constructs with increased mechanical stability compared to those created by an ink jet printer using gel material alone.
Constructs often have no single, accepted definition; if the construct also has been used for some time, many diverse measurement scales may be available.
Much of the disagreement stems from the failure to distinguish events from constructs and to build scientific constructs on events from which the constructions are derived rather than starting with constructs and interpreting observed events in accordance with those constructs.
The model with hypothesized links between constructs is depicted in Figure 1.
The trivial machines that are designed and made can be thought of as constructed constructs, which may exist in black boxes.
61) However, in IRS Letter Rulings 200251008 (12/19/02) and 200329021 (7/18/03), the IRS ruled that the related-party rules do not apply when the related party constructs improvements on the replacement property.
In addition to these equivalents, the data requirements of 14 CFR Part 45, Identification and Registration Marking, for only aircraft, aircraft engines, propellers, and propeller blades and hubs are consistent with the data elements required by our UID constructs.
To create an inherently containable GM crop, the researchers suggest that a different seed-lethal construct be placed on each member of a pair of chromosomes, so the constructs wouldn't be inherited together.
Piker's groundbreaking The Theory of Political Coalitions (1962), which is cited in almost all texts that succeed it, privileges "abstract reasoning" as the mechanism by which "political science" can "rise above the level of wisdom literature" and "join economics and psychology in the creation of genuine sciences of human behavior" (viii), and he constructs a model of coalition-building that assumes that "rational man wants.
Heppner and Claiborn (1989) reported in their critical review of the human service satisfaction literature that an extremely disproportionate amount of satisfaction research in human services has emphasized constructs which professionals believe are important.