Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology

Izvestiya of Saratov University.

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Kudinov S. I., Kudinova I. B., Aybazova S. R. Psychological Features of Value-meaning Orientation in Students. Izvestiya of Saratov University. Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology, 2016, vol. 5, iss. 1, pp. 54-60. DOI: 10.18500/2304-9790-2016-5-1-54-60

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Psychological Features of Value-meaning Orientation in Students

Kudinov Sergey I., Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
Kudinova Irina B., Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
Aybazova Sophia R., Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

The article discusses the results of an empirical study, and characterizes the marked value-semantic orientation peculiarities in students. In the course of the study of value-meaning orientation of the personality we used a set of valid and reliable tools to reveal the main types of orientation, the dominant values and attitudes of the personality in need-motivational sphere. The study shows that a specific set of the value-meaning and need-motivational characteristics forms the pragmatic-professional, social-communicative and individually-egoistic types of value-meaning orientation of the personality describing the attitude of the subject towards reality and self. The pragmatic-professional type is dominated by the values: labor productivity, money and process. The least attractive for them is the value of power. The respondents with the social-communicative value-meaning orientation have as their core values altruism, efficiency, and money. A distinctive feature of the individually-egoistic type of value-meaning orientation are such values as egocentricity, power, money and freedom. The patterns and mechanisms of the manifestation of value-meaning orientation in students identified in the study will help to develop correctional harmonizing programs aimed at optimizing the socially important values and attitudes of the individual.


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