Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya • ISSN 2075-7999
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Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya. Current Issue Articles

Devyatkin D.A., Enikolopov S.N., Salimovskiy V.A., Chudova N.V. Speech frustration responses: an automatic categorization.

Our study aimed to construct an automatic classification tool for verbal responses to the Rosenzweig test with participation of a psychologist, a linguist and an artificial intelligence specialist. We describe verbal constructions specific to four out of nine types of frustration responses. For each type of response, we provide data on the effectiveness of the proposed tool for automatic classification (completeness and reliability).


Berezner T.A., Gorbunova E.S. Improving text memorization by changing fonts: the study of Sans Forgetica

Recently, the idea of beneficial effect of perceptually disfluent, poorly legible fonts on memory has been actively discussed. Among the explanations for the positive effect is the "desirable difficulties" approach, according to which the disfluent fonts affect metacognitive processes while reading. Such interruption is thought to promote better information processing compared to ordinary, fluent fonts. In accordance with this approach, a special, initially disfluent font Sans Forgetica was designed in 2018 to improve memorization of texts.


Gagarina M.A., Padun M.A. Debt behavior express inventory: development and validation

The current paper introduces the results of the short inventory of debt behavior approbation. The inventory is aimed to evaluate certain aspects of the debt behavior among various categories of respondents. Research within economic psychology was used as theoretical foundation: debt behavior, as a type of economic behavior, is closely connected with economic consciousness, including beliefs about debt, social attitudes, and values.


Galyapina V. N. The relationship of values, identities and multicultural ideology among the Russians in the Krasnodar region: intergenerational analysis

The current study is aimed to compare values, identities and multicultural ideology among representatives of the Soviet and post-Soviet generations of the Russians living in the Krasnodar Region. The sample included 610 respondents aged 18 to 70 years. The Portrait Values Questionnaire Revised, the scales of ethnic, national and religious identities and the Multicultural Ideology Scale were applied. The data was analyzed with multivariate analysis of variance and regression analysis. The results showed intergenerational gaps in the values of Openness to change, Self-Enhancement and Conservation.


Klein K.G., Kostenko V.Yu. Self-determination in romantic relationships: Findings from the Russian adaptation of the couple motivation questionnaire

This study was aimed to evaluate psychometric properties of Russian version of the Couple Motivation Questionnaire (CMQ) and to compare it with the original one. We expected the structure of the Russian version of CMQ to be identical to the original. We also expected to capture continuum of motivation in romantic relationships based on the correlation analysis.


Sorokko E.A., Padun M.A., Martynova E.N, Lyusin D. Emotional information processing and posttraumatic stress in individuals with high risk of psychological trauma exposure: The case of policemen

Current article examines mechanisms of attentional biases among policemen whose occupation is related to large amounts of negative emotional information up to the risk of psychological traumatization. Healthy individuals with psychological trauma exposure during professional activity were expected to demonstrate emotional Stroop effect (ESE) in response to stress-related stimuli.


Kalinichenko N.S., Velichkovsky B.B., Abbakumov D.F. Empirical evaluation of Russian version of the Technology Acceptance Questionnaire

Nowadays one could hardly imagine the information systems evaluation without taking into account user motivation usually operationalized by survey methods. The Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) proposed by F. Davis, as the most universal, powerful, and cited model is widely used in the field of distance learning, healthcare, and public services. TAM has become an early attempt to capture psychological factors for studying different features of user`s adaptation and actual usage of information technologies by the target populations.