Trust in a Teacher as a Factor of Teacher’s Educational Influence

The article describes the problem of decreasing trust in teachers in Russian educational system. Trust is considered as an existential condition of social influence. The relevance of the study is conditioned by the reduction of educational influence of the educational system on modern schoolchildren. The purpose of the study is to analyze the conditions and consequences of trust and distrust in a teacher in the practice of Russian educational system.

Peculiarities of Representations about Unfamiliar People Depending on the Level of Interpersonal Trust

We present the data of theoretical and empirical analysis of the problem of trust towards strangers. We present the results of the empirical research carried out on a sample of students enrolled in the Udmurt State University in Izhevsk     (N = 302, mean age = 24, 2 years, 30% of the sample were male, and 70% - female). Application of psycho-diagnostic tools: a questionnaire «The image of another person whom I trust» (I. Ju. Leonov), the technique of the «Scale of interpersonal (social) trust» (J. B. Rotter, adapted by S. G.