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Biography
Prof. Vladimir J. Konečni

Department of Psychology

University of California, San Diego, USA

Emeritus Professor of Psychology


Email: vkonecni@ucsd.edu


Qualifications

1970-1973 Ph.D., University of Toronto, Social and Experimental Psychology


Publications (Selected)

  1. Konečni, V. J. The influence of affect on music choice. In P. N. Juslin & J. A. Sloboda (Eds.), Handbook of music and emotion:
    Theory, research, applications. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010 (pp. 697-723).
  2. Konečni, V. J. Elu, tunded ja mõistus muusikaloomingus. (Life-events, emotion, and reason in the creative process in art
    music.) Akadeemia (Tartu, Estonia), 2010, 22, No. 3, 494-519.
  3. Konečni, V. J. Responsible behavioral science generalizations and applications require much more than non-WEIRD samples.
    Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 2010, 33(2/3), 98-99.
  4. Konečni, V. J. Aesthetic trinity theory and the sublime. In A. Bertinetto, F. Dorsch, & C. Todd (Eds.), Proceedings of the
    European Society for Aesthetics (Vol. 2), 2010 (pp. 244-264). Full text also in Digital Art Guild webzine, San Diego, 2010.
  5. Konečni, V. J. Aesthetic trinity theory and the sublime. Philosophy Today, 2011, 55(1), 64-73.
  6. Konečni, V. J. Composers' creative process: The role of life-events, emotion and reason. In D. J. Hargreaves, D. E. Miell,
    & R. A. R. MacDonald (Eds.), Musical imaginations: Multidisciplinary perspectives on creativity, performance, and perception.
    Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012 (pp. 141-155).
  7. Konečni, V. J. Constraints on manipulations of emotions by music: Faulty assumptions about emotional system’s plasticity.
    Proceedings of the 22nd biennial congress of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics, Taipei, Taiwan, August 2012.
    (CD-ROM; pp. 287-297).
  8. Konečni, V. J. Constraints on manipulations of emotions by music: A critique of Tom Cochrane's assumptions. Philosophy
    Today, 2012, 56(3), 327-332.
  9. Konečni, V. J. Empirical psycho-aesthetics and her sisters: Substantive and methodological issues. In F. Dorsch, & D.-E.
    Ratiu (Eds.), Proceedings of the European Society for Aesthetics (Vol. 4), 2012 (pp. 271-315).
  10. Konečni, V. J. Empirical psycho-aesthetics and her sisters: Substantive and methodological issues – Part I. Journal of
    Aesthetic Education, 2012, 46(4), 1-12.
  11. Konečni, V. J. Empirical psycho-aesthetics and her sisters: Substantive and methodological issues – Part II. Journal of
    Aesthetic Education, 2013, 47(1), 1-21.
  12. Konečni, V. J. Revenge: Behavioral and emotional consequences. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 2013, 36(1), 25-26.
  13. Konečni, V. J. Music, affect, method, data: Reflections on the Carroll v. Kivy debate. American Journal of Psychology,
    2013, 126(2), 179-195.
  14. Konečni, V. J.  A critique of emotivism in aesthetic accounts of visual art. Philosophy Today, 2013, 57(4), 388-400.
  15. Konečni, V. J.  Paintings and emotion: A nonemotivist reevaluation. Proceedings of the 23rd biennial congress of the
    International Association of Empirical Aesthetics, New York, USA, August 2014. (CD-ROM; pp. 34-39).
  16. Konečni, V. J.  Three entries in Music in the social and behavioral sciences: An encyclopedia. London, UK: SAGE, 2014,
    Vols. 1 and 2. – “Emotions, Aesthetic” Vol. 1, pp. 382-385. – “Inspiration” Vol. 1, pp. 609-612. – “Music Research, Causal Effects in” Vol. 2, pp. 756-761.
  17. Konečni, V. J.  Being moved as one of the major aesthetic emotional states: A Commentary on “Being moved: Linguistic
    representation and conceptual structure.”Frontiers in Psychology – Emotion Science, 2015, 6:343.
  18. Konečni, V. J.  Emotion in painting and art installations. American Journal of Psychology, 2015, 128(3), 305-322.
  19. Konečni, V. J.  Impenetrability of visual perception: Implications for aesthetic analysis. Theoria (Belgrade, Serbia),
    2017, 60(2), 5-18.
  20. Konečni, V. J.  “Negative emotions” live in stories, not in the hearts of readers who enjoy them. Behavioral and Brain Sciences,
    2017, 40, 32-33.