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Measurement and quantification across the sciences
     Psychometrics: Network of underlying fallacies, data modelling versus measurement
     Basic principles of data generation and measurement across the sciences
     Quantitative data from rating scales critically analysed
Research on individuals
     Exploring psychical phenomena: Epistemological and methodological foundations
     Behaviour, psyche and other kinds of phenomena studied in (relations to) individuals
Research on individual-specificity ('personality')
     Basic definitions and concepts
     Methodologies for developing taxonomies of individual differences


Measurement and quantification across the sciences

Psychometrics: Network of underlying fallacies, data modelling versus measurement

Uher, J. (2021a). Psychometrics is not measurement: Unraveling a fundamental misconception in quantitative psychology and the complex network of its underlying fallacies [Target article]. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 41, xx-xx.  https://doi.org/10.1037/teo0000176

Uher, J. (2021b). Quantitative psychology under scrutiny: Measurement requires not result-dependent but traceable data generation. Personality and Individual Differences, 170, 110205.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2020.110205  
 

Basic principles of data generation and measurement across the sciences

Uher, J. (2020b). Measurement in metrology, psychology and social sciences: Data generation traceability and numerical traceability as basic methodological principles applicable across sciences. Quality & Quantity. International Journal of Methodology, 54, 975-1004 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-020-00970-2  [Download]

Uher, J. (2019). Data generation methods across the empirical sciences: Differences in the study phenomena's accessibility and the processes of data encoding. Quality & Quantity. International Journal of Methodology, 53, 221-246.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-018-0744-3  [Springer Nature SharedIt initiative]  [Highlights]
 

Quantitative data from rating scales critically analysed  

Uher, J. (2018b). Quantitative data from rating scales: An epistemological and methodological enquiry. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 2599, 1-27.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02599  [Download]   [Highlights]

Uher, J., & Visalberghi, E. (2016). Observations versus assessments of personality: A five-method multi-species study reveals numerous biases in ratings and methodological limitations of standardised assessments. Journal of Research in Personality, 61, 61-79.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2016.02.003  [Download]  [Supplemental Material]  [Highlights]

Uher, J., Werner, C. S., & Gosselt, K. (2013). From observations of individual behaviour to social representations of personality: Developmental pathways, attribution biases, and limitations of questionnaire methods. Journal of Research in Personality, 47, 647–667.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2013.03.006  [Download]  [Highlights]
  

Research on individuals

Exploring the phenomena of the psyche: Epistemological and methodological foundations

Uher, J. (2021c). Psychology’s status as a science: Peculiarities and intrinsic challenges. Moving beyond its current deadlock towards conceptual integration. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 55, 212-224.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12124-020-09545-0  [Download]

Uher, J. (2016b). Exploring the workings of the psyche: Metatheoretical and methodological foundation. In J. Valsiner, G. Marsico, N. Chaudhary, T. Sato, and V. Dazzani (Eds.). Psychology as the science of human being: the Yokohama Manifesto. Annals of Theoretical Psychology, Vol 13 (pp. 299-324). Cham, Springer International.  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-21094-0_18  [paper request]  [Highlights]
 

Behaviour, psyche and other kinds of phenomena studied in (relations to) individuals

Uher, J. (2016a). What is behaviour? And (when) is language behaviour? Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, 46, 475-501.  https://doi.org/10.1111/jtsb.12104  [Download]  [Highlights]

Uher, J. (2015a). Conceiving "personality": Psychologist’s challenges and basic fundamentals of the Transdisciplinary Philosophy-of-Science Paradigm for Research on Individuals. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 49, 398-458.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12124-014-9283-1  [Download]  [Highlights] 

Uher, J. (2015d). Agency enabled by the psyche: Explorations using the Transdisciplinary Philosophy-of-Science Paradigm for Research on Individuals. In C. W. Gruber, M. G. Clark, S. H. Klempe & J. Valsiner (Eds.). Constraints of agency: Explorations of theory in everyday life. Annals of Theoretical Psychology, Vol 12 (pp. 177-228). Cham, Springer International.  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10130-9_13  [paper request]  [Highlights]
 

Research on individual-specificity ('personality')

Basic definitions and concepts

Uher, J. (2018c). The Transdisciplinary Philosophy-of-Science Paradigm for Research on Individuals: Foundations for the science of personality and individual differences. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds). The SAGE handbook of personality and individual differences. Vol. 1. The science of personality and individual differences. Part 1: Theoretical perspectives on personality and individual differences (Chapter 4, pp. 84-109). London, UK: Sage.  https://doi.org/10.4135/9781526451163.n4  [Download]  [Highlights]

Uher, J. (2015a). Conceiving "personality": Psychologists’ challenges and basic fundamentals of the Transdisciplinary Philosophy-of-Science Paradigm for Research on Individuals. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 49, 398-458.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12124-014-9283-1  [Download]  [Highlights]

Uher, J. (2013). Personality psychology: Lexical approaches, assessment methods, and trait concepts reveal only half of the story. Why it is time for a paradigm shift. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 47, 1-55.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12124-013-9230-6  [Download]  [Highlights]
 

Methodologies for developing taxonomies of individual differences

Uher, J. (2018a). Taxonomic models of individual differences: A guide to transdisciplinary approaches. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 373 (1744) https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2017-0171  [Download]  [Highlights]

Uher, J., Tofimova, I., Sulis, W., Netter, P., Pessoa, L., Posner, M. I., Rothbart, M. K., Rusalov, V., Petersen, I. T., & Schmidt, L. A. (2018). Diversity in action: Exchange of perspectives and reflections on taxonomies of individual differences. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 373 (1744) https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2017-0172  [Download]  [Highlights]

Trofimova, I., Robbins, T.W., Sulis, W., Uher, J. (2018). Taxonomies of psychological individual differences: Biological perspectives on millennia-long challenges. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 373 (1744) https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2017-0152  [Download]  [Highlights]

Uher, J. (2015b). Developing "personality" taxonomies: Metatheoretical and methodological rationales underlying selection approaches, methods of data generation and reduction principles. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 49, 531-589.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12124-014-9280-4  [Download]  [Highlights]

Uher, J. (2015c). Interpreting "personality" taxonomies: Why previous models cannot capture individual-specific experiencing, behaviour, functioning and development. Major taxonomic tasks still lay ahead. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 49, 600-655.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12124-014-9281-3  [Download]  [Highlights]

Uher, J. (2013). Personality psychology: Lexical approaches, assessment methods, and trait concepts reveal only half of the story. Why it is time for a paradigm shift. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 47, 1-55.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12124-013-9230-6  [Download]  [Highlights]

  

 

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