Produced and Spontaneous Emergent Interactionism



Psychological interactionism is composed of a plethora of various studies among them it is difficult to navigate without any criteria of research or applications. In this chapter, a review of main psychological interactionistic studies is proposed in the light emergent interactionism and achieved through three steps:(1) the development of emergent interactionistic outlook in the psychological field as proposed by Sperry (1969) and recovered by Capitelli, Guerra, L’Abate, Longo, and Rumbaugh (2009) with a synthetic integration between produced and spontaneous emergent interactionism; (2) a new framework crossing spontaneous and produced emergent interactionism criteria and L’Abate’s distinction among paradigm, theory, and model; (3) a review of any studies according to the new proposed framework.


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