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

Теоретико-методологические подходы к исследованию развития психики

Transformation of Worldview and Ways of Categorization of the Other in Modern Children

The article presents the implementation of the network approach to analyzing the worldview of a person and describes its main characteristics (complexity, lack of a stable core, self-organization, nonlinearity, synergistic relationships, polydetermination).

Forms of Economic Socialization of a Personality: Explanation of the Approach

of identifying the diversity of forms of economic socialization, and the nature of relationships between them. We explain the development perspective of the approach to the study of forms of economic socialization of an individual, as well as analyze the interrelation between such concepts as the “stage of economic socialization” and “form of economic socialization”. Also, the article describes the interrelation of a form and content of economic socialization.

Professional Career: Linear-Stadial and Stadial-Procedural Approaches

The aim of the research presented in the article: historical and theoretical analysis of the scientific concepts of human development periodization (as a subject of activity, as a personality). The paper describes the phenomenon of “professional career”, the complexity of its full and adequate scientific explication and analyses the well-known concepts of human development periodization (S. Freud, P. P. Blonsky, L. S. Vygotsky, R. Kegan, J. Piaget, C. Buhler, E. Erikson) and the concepts of human development periodization as a subject of labour (D. Super, E. A.

Method of Studying Deviant Activity in the Real and Virtual Environment

Based on the works of Russian and foreign researchers in the field of the psychology of deviant behavior, definitions of the terms “real deviant activity” and “virtual deviant activity” have been specified. The article proposes a new toolset for the study of selected types of social activity. The purpose of the study was to develop and validate the original method. The sample consisted of 260 students (checking internal consistency, split reliability, convergent validity n = 210, diachronic reliability n = 50). Psychometric toolkit contains 48 points and 4 scales.

Professional Career: Research, Results, Possible Prospects

The phenomenon of “professional career”, the complexity of its full and adequate scientific explication is considered. One of the ways to promote a constructive study of a career is an appeal to a set of complementary methodological approaches. The experience of the development of an integrative approach, including combinations of system-genetic, ecological (ecopsychological) and system triads approach, is proposed. It is shown that each of the methodological approaches has its limitations and possibilities.

Economic Resocialization of an Individual and a Group: the Concept and Main Research Directions

The aim of the presented in the article theoretical analysis is to lay emphasis on research directions of certain areas of economic psychology that are of interest from the viewpoint of describing different forms of economic resocialization. The article deals with the issue of the layered structure of economic resocialization and emphasizes its two forms (subforms) depending on the evaluation level (macro or microsocial).

Professional Selection: History and Prospects for Goal Setting

Purpose of the study: analysis of the set of issues related to the problem of professional selection (methodology and methods, techniques, procedures for organizing and conducting diagnostics, preservation and use of the empirical data, etc.).

The Ratio of Self-Esteem, Aspiration Level and Value Orientations of an Individual

From the perspective of the subject-activity theory by S.L. Rubinstein and reflexive activity approach developed by E.I. Kuzmina, which became the methodological basis of our experimental study of self-esteem, aspiration level and value orientations, we clarified the psychological content and substantiated the dialectical unity of these central personality phenomena, showed the heuristic possibilities of their comprehensive research for a deeper understanding of the development of an individual.

A. M. Matyushkin’s Concept of Creative Giftedness as a Presupposition of Development of Creative Personality

Basic aspects of the concept of creative giftedness by A. M. Matyushkin are represented in the context of modern scientific literature and theoretical and experimental research of the staff of the Psychology of Giftedness Laboratory of the Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Education.

A Person as a Subject in the Continuum «Prerequisites – Competencies»

Purpose of the study: to reveal both the nature of their interrelations and the functional relationships of the reflected phenomena (as fragments of social reality) through analyzing the practice of using a number of scientific terms in psychology.