SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIVISM By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a school of thought where people's motivations and emotions are shaped by cultural training. See nature-nurture controversy. SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIVISM: "Social constructivism is shaped by how we feel, act and think." Related Psychology Terms EPIGENESIS NATURE-NURTURE CONTROVERSY EROTIC PLASTICITY PSYCHOLOGICAL ATOMISM AFFECTION PERIPHERAL DYSOSTOSIS WITH NASAL HYPOPLASIA ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINISM PERSONALITY CONSENSUS TRANCE THEORY OF MIND Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIVISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-constructivism/ (accessed June 27, 2017).