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


Role of Spontaneity as Special Form of Consciousness in the Sanction the Subject of Intrapersonal Conflicts

In the article presented there are various scientific views on the phenomenon of spontaneity as peculiar the form of consciousness in native and foreign psychology. We have shown the role of this psychological phenomenon in a context of the resolution of intrapersonal conflicts from a position of the subject approach. Various forms of the spontaneity in the vital activity of a person are specified.


In article the understanding of the values is proved, allowing to unit sociological, culturology and psychological treatment of their essence. It is shown, that they arise as necessary parameter of interaction in system “the subject — object”. This necessity is caused by that the inevitable uncertainty present in interaction, causes of her overcoming that, in turn, generates necessity of definition of values.

Social complementary dyads and the subject’s resources of success

The purpose of the article is to describe the phenomenon of “social complementary dyads”. Dyads are considered as small social groups (micro groups) being the main forms of people’s organization, of culture transfer, and of the development of special knowledge within the professional sphere; as social structures that ensure the reliability and eff ectiveness of human activity.

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).

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.

“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 temporal 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.