Psychology of Social Development

Dynamics of Cadets’ Notion of a Military Career in the Process of Military-Professional Socialization

The goal of the research presented in the paper is an empirical study of the dynamic changes of the image of a military career at various stages of the military professional socialization of an individual. The hypothesis of the study is the assumption that the notion of the military career among the cadets of the military institution of higher education is different depending on the stage of military professional socialization (1st–5th academic years).

Communicative Space of a Person Diagnosed with Pulmonary Tuberculosis

The paper presents the results of theoretical reflection on the communicative space of a person experiencing a traumatic situation, and an empirical research aimed at transformations in the system of communication and interaction of patients diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis with himself/herself, the world, the important Others.

Higher School Students’ Notion About Social Activity

The relevance of the study is determined by the identification of the specifics of students’ notion about social activity. The goal of the research is to study the structure of the notion of the social activity phenomenon among the young people on a student sample (N = 100, 65% are female, 58% are up to 25 years old). Presumably, the notion in the context under consideration has an unstable structure.

Moral Beliefs of an Individual as a Psychological Resource in the Period of Late Adulthood

The article views the interrelation between strategies of coping with stress, satisfaction with social support and the ideas of elderly people about conscience, which act as a reflection of the assertion of moral values in the respondent’s daily life. The study involved 55 elderly people, whose average age was 62.4 years, among them 40 women and 15 men.

Value-based Meaningful Factors of Social Activity of Youth under Different Conditions of Life Activities

The urgency of the study is related to the insufficient state of investigations of the value-related and meaningful conditioning of the forms of social activity of an individual. Its goal is to identify the axiological factors that determine the features of the manifestation of the forms of social activity of youth, whose vital activity is carried out in cities of different types (regional centers and a small towns).

Regulatory and Worldview Factors of Various Forms of Social Activity of Young People

The aim of the research presented in this article is to study the regulative and ideological factors of different forms of social activity among students. The empirical study is carried out on a sample of students (N = 236), including high school students of general secondary schools (N = 118) and university students from Saratov and Saratov Oblast. We used a complex of psychodiagnostical tools to register various forms of social activity and degree of manifestation using a special questionnaire (by I. V. Arendachuk, E. E. Bocharova, A. I. Zagranichniy et al).

Interconnection between Discriminatory Attitudes of an Individual and Socio-Demographic Characteristics, Socio-Political and Socio-Economic Preferences

Discriminatory attitudes, which are common for the society, inhibit social, cultural, and economic development. It is a significant risk factor in the system of interpersonal and social relationships. That is why it is important to analyse the determinants of discriminatory attitudes of individuals and groups for scientific explanation and development of practical recommendations in the field of social management and risk management.

Socio-cognitive Types of Experiencing Reality and Commitment to One’s Country

It is proposed to distinguish nine socio-cognitive types of reality experiencing based on different types of combination of personal social well-being and the level of its socio-cultural integration of the imaginative sphere. The concept of level of sociocultural integration of the personal imaginative sphere, which was conceptualized and operationalized by the author in her precious works, shows how the system of significantly experienced secondary images of the world integrates a person with the socio-cultural environment of a large social community of the country.

Моделирование развития речемыслительной деятельности младших школьников с естественным билингвизмом

In theoretical substantiation of the problem under study it is emphasized that trans-disciplinarity and poly-paradigmality, as fundamental principles in modern psychology, create a cognitive situation in the study of verbal and cognitive activity of bilingual children and allow forming a model for its development that corresponds to modern ideals of post-non-classical rationality.

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.