Psychology of Social Development

Socio-Cultural Integration of the Figurative Sphere and Commitment of Russian and Foreign University Students to Their Country

The purpose of this article was to study of correlation of severity of the commitment of the home country, socio-cultural integration of the sphere and adaptive personality traits of Russian and foreign University students. Tested the hypothesis about the existence of a relationship between the level of sociocultural integration sphere, the commitment to the country, and personality of actors involved in socio-psychological adaptation.

Individual Characteristics of Stress Resistance in the Context of Self-Actualization of Personality

The article covers the results of the empirical study performed on a sample of respondents who were temporarily unemployed. The purpose of the study presented in this article is to identify individual predictors of stress resistance and to determine its significance for self-actualization of a person. The methodological basis for the research was the theory of integral individuality by F. S. Merlin, B. A. Vyatkin, and the theory of selfactualization of personality. According to the theory by V. S.

Characteristics of Decision-Making of People with Independent and Dependent Type of Subjective Regulation (Gender Differences)

The article presents the results of the study on the characteristics of decision-making by young men and women with independent and dependent types of subjective regulation. It is shown that along with the widely discussed factors influencing the decision-making such as situation and personal characteristics, another factor has a significant influence, although it is practically not described in psychological literature. It is about how the subject will implement the alternative chosen by him/ her.

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.

An Individual and a Virtual Organization: Psychological Problems and Prospects of Scientific Research

The article deals with the analysis of psychological problems, which people of today face increasingly in a changing organizational world. Today, both organizations and work activities are undergoing dramatic changes that affect basic principles of the functioning and development of the organization and change the system of knowledge, skills and abilities that ensured work accomplishment in traditional organization.

Presentation about Hope in Different Age Groups

Hope, as a psychological category, has been studied by scholars in different times, but its essence is still not disclosed. Hope is a product of a person’s relationship to the life situation. Behavior of an individual in a particular situation with respect to the object of hope depends on his/her experience and the system of values and meanings that determine his/ her future behavior. It is noted that the picture of a personality’s world changes under the influence of external changes that form its new ideas, displacing or leveling the already existing ones.

Presentation of Professionally Important Qualities of the Counselor by Students with Different Levels of Empathic Abilities

Counseling is one of the most popular and promising professions in this country. The article explores the topical problem of enhancing the efficiency of mastering the future professional activity during training and successful application of the acquired knowledge at work. The study includes an analysis of approaches to the study of professionally important qualities of a counselor, and an analysis of different approaches to solving this problem.

Satisfaction with their Profession in Urban and Rural High-School Teachers

In the current context of ongoing modernization of the Russian system of education, associated with an imperative need in the “new” teacher who will be able to accept objective social changes, meet the demands of the transforming education system, and be capable of professional “mobility” in his/her pedagogical work, satisfaction with one’s professional occupation becomes one of the indicators of the initiation of a process of unlocking the teacher’s personality potential and actualizing his/her own self in their work.

Strategies of Socio-Psychological Adaptation as Predictors of Subjective Well-Being of the Unemployed Person

The article presents the results of a theoretical study of parameters of socio-psychological adaptation as predictors of subjective well-being of the individual with different employment situations. It is shown that subjective well-being of a person is determined, in particular, by his/her desire for dominance in relationships, adequate integration of the individual in society, external control, comfortable emotional state, the desire to avoid solving problems and taking responsibility by escaping reality.

Comparative Analysis of Behavior Self-Management and Self-Regulation in Adolescents with Different Levels of Autonomy

The article presents the results of a study in the formation of the ability to self-manage and self-regulate behavior in adolescents with different levels of autonomy (N = 117, aged 13–15), performed with the use of the following psychodiagnostic instruments: AutonomyDependence Questionnaire (G. S. Prygin), Style Self-Regulation of Human Behavior (V. I. Morosanova), and Self-Management Ability (N. M. Peisakhov).