Educational Acmeology. Developmental Psychology
ISSN 2304-9790 (Print)
ISSN 2541-9013 (Online)


The Study of Social and Psychological Adaptation of the Compatriots Moving from the Neighboring Countries to Russia: Scientific and Methodical Aspect

The article argues for the adaptation research topicality of compatriots’ moving from neighboring countries to Russia, deals with methodical aspects of social-psychological and individual-personal factors, influencing migrants-compatriots’ adaptation success. It is expected that along with universality of expected problems migrants-compatriots’ social-psychological adaptation will have its specificity, caused by psychological characteristics and conditions of the resettlement of this category of migrants to Russia.

Influence of Ethnic Identity Expressiveness on the Choice of Acculturation Attitude by Migrants

The article presents study the influence of the salience of ethnic identity on choice migrant's acculturation attitude according to the theory of social identity by H. Tajfel and J. C. Turner and the theory of cognitive dissonance by L. Festinger. We suppose that migrants experienced uncomfortable in new cultural environment due to the inconsistency of their own cultural values and norms with norms and values of the host society. In order to regain their cognitive structure in consistency, migrants need to choice their acculturation attitude.

Satisfaction with Different Life Aspects as an Indicator of Social and Psychological Adaptation Success of Fellow Countrymen in Russia

de monstrates the complexity and uncertainty of the studied phenomenon of life satisfaction and phenomenon’s conditionality. The paper describes a variety of determinants of life satisfaction. It was established that the degree of aspirations and achievements, as well as the existence of achievement dynamics (positive or negative) in the primary life spheres before and after migration, has the prime importance among many factors affecting the level of life satisfaction among migrants.