Theoretical Commentary

My theoretical work provided general comments on science, theory, and the field of psychology. Papers and book chapters in this section are:

Peer-Reviewed Papers

Kruglanski, A. W., Factor, A., & Jaśko, K. (2018). Is “behavior” the problem?. Social Psychological Bulletin, 13, e26138. PDF

Kruglanski, A.W., Chernikova, M., Jasko, K. (2017). Social psychology circa 2016: A field on steroids. European Journal of Social Psychology, 47(1), 1-10. PDF

Kruglanski, A.W. (2004). The quest for the gist: On challenges of going abstract in social personality psychology. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 8, 156-163. PDF

Kruglanski, A.W., & Higgins, E.T. (2004) Theory construction in social personality psychology: Personal experiences and lessons learned. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 8, 96-97.

Kruglanski, A.W. (2001). That “vision thing”: The state of theory in social and personality psychology at the edge of the new millennium. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 80, 871-875. PDF

Kruglanski, A.W.& Jost, J.T. (2000). Il Construzionismo sociale & psicologia sociale sperimentale: storia delle divergenze e prospettive di riconcilazione. Rassegna di Psicologia, 17, 45-67. PDF

Kruglanski, A.W. (1999). Construzionismo sociale e psicologia sociale sperimentale: Un bacio tra cugini? Rassegna di Psicologia

Kruglanski, A.W. (1999). Motivazione ed attivita cognitiva: Quatro note per la future generazioni di richercha. Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, a.XXVI, n.4, 847-860. 

Kruglanski, A.W. (1999). Motivation, cognition, and reality: Three memos for the next generation of research. Psychological Inquiry, 10, 54-58. PDF

Jost, J.T., Kruglanski, A.W., & Nelson, T.O. (1998). Social metacognition: An expansionist review. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 2, 137-154. PDF

Kruglanski, A.W., Clement, R., & Jost, J. (1997). The new dynamic wave: Will it engulf the field? Psychological Inquiry, 8, 100151. PDF

Richter, L. & Kruglanski, A.W. (1997). The accuracy of social perception and cognition: Situationally contingent and process based. The Swiss Journal of Psychology, 56, 6281. 

Kruglanski, A.W. (1995). Implicit theory of personality as a theory of personality. Psychological Inquiry, 6, 301-304. PDF

Kruglanski, A. W. (1992). To carry the synthesis a little further. Psychological Inquiry, 3, 334336. PDF

Kruglanski, A. W. (1992). On methods of good judgment and good methods of judgment: Political decisions and the art of the possible. Political Psychology, 13, 455-475. PDF

Kruglanski, A.W. (1991). Social-science-based understandings of science. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 21, 223-231. PDF

Kruglanski, A.W. (1990). Response. Psychological Inquiry, 1, 220-230. 

Stroebe, W. & Kruglanski, A.W. (1989). Social psychology at epistemological crossroads: On Gergen's choice. European Journal of Social Psychology, 19, 485489. 

Kruglanski, A. (1988). Psychological Constructivism in therapy and counseling: Some unresolved issues. Counseling Psychologist, 16, 245248. PDF

Kruglanski, A. (1987). The taming of the unconscious; if you can't beat it, use it. Canadian Psychology, 28, 110-111. PDF

Kruglanski, A. (1984). Content, logic and motivation in the process of knowledge acquisition: A reply to Effler. European Journal of Social Psychology, 14, 439-446. PDF

Kruglanski, A. W. (1982). Where is psychology heading? Israeli Journal of Psychology and Counseling in Education, 15, 510 (in Hebrew). PDF

Kruglanski, A. (1976). On the paradigmatic objections to experimental psychology: A reply to Gadlin and Ingle. American Psychologist, 31, 655-663. PDF

Kruglanski, A., & Kroy, M. (1976). Outcome validity in experimental research: A reconceptualization. Representative Research in Social Psychology, 2, 166179. PDF

Kruglanski, A. (1975). Context meaning and the validity of results in psychological research. British Journal of Psychology, 66, 373-382. PDF

Kruglanski, A. (1975). The human subject in the psychology experiment: Fact and artifact. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 8, 101-147. PDF

Kruglanski, A. (1975). The two meanings of external invalidity. Human Relations, 66, 373-382. PDF

Kruglanski, A. (1975). Theory, experiment and the shifting publication scene in personality and social psychology. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 1, 489-493. PDF

Kruglanski, A., & Eilam, Z. (1974). Overcoming the subject artifacts: A critique. The British Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 13, 916. PDF

Book Chapters in Edited Books

Kruglanski, A.W. & Stroebe, W. (2012) The making of social psychology. In A.W.  Kruglanski, A. W. & Stroebe, W. (Eds). (2012). Handbook of the history of social  psychology (pp. 3-15). New York: Francis & Taylor. Link

Forgas, J.P., Kruglanski, A.W., & Williams, K.D. (2011). The psychology of social  conflict and aggression: Homo Aggressivus Revisited. In J.P. Forgas, A.W. Kruglanski,  & K.D. Williams, (Eds.) (2011). The Psychology of Social Conflict and Aggression. New  York: Psychology Press. Link

Kruglanski, A.W. (2006). Theories as bridges. In P. Van Lange (Ed.). Bridging Social  Psychology (pp. 21-32). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Link

Nelson, T.O., Kruglanski, A.W. & Jost, J. (1999). Knowing thyself and others. Progress in  Metacogitive social psychology. In V. Yzerbyt, G. Lories and B. Dordenne (Eds.).  Metacognition: Cognitive and social dimensions (pp. 69-89). London, UK: Sage  Publications. Link

Shadish, W.R., Fuller, S., Gorman, M.E., Amabile, T.M., Kruglanski, A.W., Rosethan, R.,  & Rosenwein, R.E. (1994). Social psychology of science: A conceptual and research  program. In W.R. Shadish, & S. Fuller (Eds).The Social Psychology of Science (pp.  3-123).Guilford Press. Link

Kruglanski, A.W., Bar Tal, D. and Klar, Y. (1993). A social cognitive theory of conflict. In  K. S. Larsen (Ed.), Conflict and Social Psychology (pp. 46 57). London: Sage. Link

Kruglanski, A. (1978). Issues in cognitive social psychology, in D. Greene & M. R.  Lepper (Eds.), The Hidden Costs of Reward: New Perspective on the Psychology of  Human Motivation (pp. 19-29).. Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum Pub.