Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology

Izvestiya of Saratov University.

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Vasilieva I. V. Theoretical Contradictions in the Defining. Izvestiya of Saratov University. Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology, 2015, vol. 4, iss. 1, pp. 27-29. DOI: 10.18500/2304-9790-2015-4-1-27-29

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Theoretical Contradictions in the Defining

Vasilieva Inna Vi., Tyumen State University

The article describes theoretical inconsistencies in defining the psychological mechanisms of intuition. The research points out the approach that regards intuition as a complex functioning, and the other cognitive process considering intuition as the means to obtain «direct knowledge», which is beyond the rationally explicable availability of information. The authors outline the difficulties professionals of different areas face in the course of studying intuitional phenomena (psychologists, psycho-physiologists).


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