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(New page: {{CogPsy}} A '''construct''' is an aid to thinking, it is the development of a model concept, usually out of observation but supported by a theoretical framwork that allows for the co...)
 
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A '''construct''' is an aid to [[thinking]], it is the development of a model concept, usually out of observation but supported by a theoretical framwork that allows for the conceptualization and manipulation of [[ideas]] about the world.
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A '''construct''' is an aid to [[thinking]], it is the development of a model concept, usually out of observation but supported by a theoretical framework that allows for the conceptualization and manipulation of [[ideas]] about the world.
   
 
[[Intelligence]], for example is a concept, as is [[motivation]].
 
[[Intelligence]], for example is a concept, as is [[motivation]].
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A construct is an aid to thinking, it is the development of a model concept, usually out of observation but supported by a theoretical framework that allows for the conceptualization and manipulation of ideas about the world.

Intelligence, for example is a concept, as is motivation.

Hypothetical constructs play an important role in scientific theory

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