KELLY George Alexander( American psychologist)
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Biography KELLY George Alexander
(1905-1966), American psychologist. By the concept of 'personal constructs', according to Roy-organization of mental processes of personality is determined by how it anticipates ( 'constructs') future developments ( 'psychology of personal constructs', 1955). The man was treated to. as a researcher, always constructs its image of reality by means of an individual system of categorical scales - personal constructs - and has been pursued on the basis of this image, a hypothesis about future events. A failure of these hypotheses leads to a greater or lesser adjustment system constructs that improve the adequacy of follow-up of predictions. K. developed a methodological principle 'repertory grids', with the help of-cerned were established diagnostic techniques peculiarities of individual construction of reality that have found application in various fields of psychology.