The Phenomenon of “Resources”: Topos and Chronos in the Actualization of Environmental Conditions as Resources

The aim of the research is to study the relationship between the measure of social success of middle-aged people and the conditions of the social environment (spatial characteristics) and the temporal characteristics of their actualization (usage, creation, acquisition) as resources. Hypothesis: the conditions of the social environment, actualized as resources at different time stages of the social formation of the subject, have different significance for representatives of different social groups.

Determiners of Mental Capacity Annual Cycle

The article demonstrates the results of a 34-year longitudinal study on the monitoring of intellectual workers mental capacity (MC). The author compares the non-repeatability of MC dynamics in different timing cycles and repeatability of the types of dynamics with similarity of the “external” and “internal” conditions of an individual.

“Acme”: Space and Time of Manifestation of the Phenomenon

The article discusses the content of the phenomenon of “acme”, it identifies “open questions”, the lack of answers to which hinders its study (temporal parameters of acme, the degree and nature of integration of human qualities, uniqueness and stability of mental structures, the role of environment and the nature of involvement of human activity in the activities of social groups, etc.). The purpose of the article is to raise questions of searching for and identifying spatial and tempora parameters of how the phenomenon of “acme” is manifested.

The Phenomenon of «Resources»: Stages and Situations of Actualization of Environment Conditions as Resources

The paper explores the phenomenon of «resources»: psychological mechanisms of actualizing the subject’s «internal conditions» and «external conditions» as resources, levels of activity and interaction of the subject in the «subject – environment» system, a measure of intensity of these interactions and possibilities of accumulating their «critical mass», people’s mental states resulting from «subjectgenerating» interactions and conducive to generating resources.

The Dynamics and Personal Predictors of Preferred Coping Strategies of Cadets of Military High School

The purpose of this article is to analyse overcoming behaviour models in terms of the military socialization of cadet personality. The data show the dynamics of behaviour strategies throughout the entire period of training in military high school. It has been discovered that the third year cadets are exposed to use overcoming behaviour strategies against common crisis conditions, which is expressed in reducing the importance of active and prosocial strategies and strengthening of passive and aggressive ones.

Dynamics of Mental Health (Results of a Longitudinal Experiment)

The results of a 33-year longitudinal experiment of monitor mental capacity (MC) of subject is considered. We discuss the dynamics of MC, identified patterns are types of MC. The fact is that dynamics is spontaneity and repeatability of the of MC in weekly, monthly, annual and biennial cycle.

Level of Person's Social Success: Outer-Subject and Inter-Subject Resources

The purpose of the present research is do detect ontological characteristics of «acme» phenomenon, determine its limits, suggest particular limitations into the object of research, point out aspects interesting in a scientific way and significant in terms of further development of social technologies. The purpose is to suggest changing metaphors and unclear terms to the more clear terms from thesaurus of modern psychology allowing to make measurements.

Phenomenon of «Acme»

Dedicated ambiguous aspects of the relationship between the individual (in situations of success, occupational referred to as «Acme») and the environment, relationships, avoiding discussion of sequential study in publications typical of acmeology. Considered important for understanding the phenomenon of «Acme» his «measurements» (temporary, ethical, methodological).

Социальная активность личности и риск

В статье обсуждается проблема риск-потенциала социальной активности личности; раскрыты характеристики инстанций личности с позиции риск-порождения и социальной активности; развивается авторский подход к изучению субъективной оценки риска.


Анализируются три реальности, в которых живет человек, – эмпирическая, социокультурная  и  экзистенциальная.  Показано,  что  человек  одновременно  существует  в  разных  реальностях и понимает их на неодинаковых психологических основаниях. Психологическим основанием понимания суждений о фактах эмпирической реальности оказывается одинаковое для всех людей значение, а не индивидуальный личностный смысл. В этом случае понимание  основано  на  общеизвестном  достоверном  знании,  которое  М.