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Vorobieva A. E., Akbarova A. A. Youth's Behavior and Emotional Experience in Shopping and Entertainment Centers. Izvestiya of Saratov University. New Series. Series: Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology, 2015, vol. , iss. 3, pp. 256-?. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18500/2304-9790-2015-4-3-256-259


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Youth's Behavior and Emotional Experience in Shopping and Entertainment Centers

Abstract: 

We listed the main problems that are considered in the studies of shopping and entertainment centers in different fields of humanitarian knowledge. We have shown a noticeabble deficit of psychological research and a noticeable obviousness pf psychological mechanisms that guarantee the popularity of shopping and entertainment centers. We offered the results of an empirical study that was made on a sample of young people (N = 100 people, aged 18-30) using the following diagnostic methods: author questionnaire to study the behavious and the emotional experiences in a shopping and center, Schwartz value questionnaire, a questionnaire for the diagnosis of the level of depression. We have found out that the attitude to shopping and entertainment centers is emotionally charged, for some groups of consumers visiting a shopping and entertainment center is a free time activity that is preferred over museums and theatres. The applied aspect of the problem under investigation can be implemented in making culturally enriching ways to communicate with the consumer, developing prevention measures against the effects of merging ecomonic and recreational behavior.

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