PSYCHOLOGICAL PORTRAIT OF MODERN YOUTH: INVARIANT CHARACTERISTICS, AGE AND CULTURAL FEATURES

Вестник Московского государственного областного университета. 2020;(1) DOI 10.18384/2224-0209-2020-1-995

 

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Journal Title: Вестник Московского государственного областного университета

ISSN: 2224-0209 (Online)

Publisher: Moscow Region State University Editorial Office

Society/Institution: Moscow Region State University

LCC Subject Category: Political science

Country of publisher: Russian Federation

Language of fulltext: Russian

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AUTHORS


Elena V. Seleneva (Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA))

Inna Gallery (Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation)

EDITORIAL INFORMATION

Double blind peer review

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Time From Submission to Publication: 10 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

The purpose of the study was to identify the ideas of people of different age groups and cultural affiliations about the psychological characteristics of youth.Procedure and research methods. The authors conducted an empirical study using a questionnaire developed on the basis of data obtained during the first stage of the study and based on the subjective scaling method.The results of the study. The analysis of empirical data showed the invariant components of the ideas about the psychological characteristics of young people, and the distribution of these ideas in depending on age and cultural characteristics of the informants. It is shown that ideas about individual personal qualities and behavioral characteristics of youth are present in the minds of participants in the study in the form of integral images.The theoretical relevance: the study reveals the content and structure of modern ideas about the psychological characteristics of youth; it shows the connection of these ideas with a certain social period and sociocultural context; it gives better and deeper understanding of age and cultural identity as factors in forming these ideas. The practical relevance of the study: identifying the characteristics of ideas about the psychological characteristics of young people opens up great prognostic opportunities for practical use in psychological counseling aimed at solving both intergenerational problems and self-determination and self-development.