IKBFU's Vestnik

2009 Issue №5

Psychomotor development as the main aspect of psychological and pedagogic support of primary school children

Abstract

The article examines the causes of academic failure in school: lack of background, operational and controlling components of learning activity; it presents “The Space of Development” innovation psychological and pedagogic programme, which bases on the modern concepts of ontogenetic regularities of brain and body formation and development of a child. The authors present the
results of statistical analysis of the efficiency of prophylactic components introduction into first-grade pupil support programme and prove positive changes in Higher Mental Functions formation in the experimental group.

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On integration of psychological theories of creative thinking

Abstract

The article deals with the inconsistency of psychological creative thinking theories. This inconsistency is being related to inaccuracies in terminology. The authors offer a new approach to creative thinking as to an integrative characteristic of psychological activity, the highest level and indicator of thinking development.

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Self space: theoretical model and diagnosing

Abstract

The article outlines theoretical bases of empiric research on selfconsciousness interpreted as recognition of oneself in the world. It introduces and tests the model of self space, which considers ‘self’ in the context, to which it is traditionally opposed. The  methodology of “Self space” including “Self”, “Body”, “World”, “People” and “Significant” sub-spaces is elaborated on the basis of the model.

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Problems of children's lie-telling in mental development of a child

Abstract

This article addresses the analysis of the theoretical positions on the problem of mentality. It presents the data of empirical research on one of children’s mental development characteristics - children's lie-telling, conducted on the basis of a modified version of experimental methodology. The respondents of the study were five-six year old children.

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