Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya • ISSN 2075-7999
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Izotova E.I. Social and cognitive determinants of coding of emotions in real and virtual space

Full text in Russian: Изотова Е.И. Социальные и когнитивные детерминанты кодирования эмоций в реальном и виртуальном пространстве
Psychological institute RAO, Moscow, Russia

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Results of research of coding of emotional states by children and teenagers in real interaction and its virtual analog are presented. Voluntary regulating mechanism of expression of emotions (simulation, suppression, masking) are allocated and their activity during the different age periods is empirically illustrated. On the basis of allocation of stages of formation of emotional saturation of Internet communication, the vector of development of ways of coding of emotions in virtual space is designated. Ways of modeling and using of Gif-animations as the main coding tool are shown. Social and cognitive determinants of ability to coding of emotions are designated and empirically proved. As the main social determinants are considered the sociocultural norms of expression of emotions, as the integrated cognitive determinants is considered the emotional intelligence.

Keywords: coding of emotions, voluntary regulating mechanism of expression of emotions, emotional codes, emotional saturation of virtual communication, ways of coding of emotions, tools of coding of emotions, social norms of expression of emotions, cognitive structure of emotion


The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project 13-06-00272 «Social and informational space: interrelation and interdependence».


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Received 27 May 2015. Date of publication: 29 August 2015.

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Izotova Elena I. Ph.D., Psychological Institute RAO, ul. Mokhovaya, 9, str. 4, 125009 Moscow, Russia.
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Izotova E.I. Social and cognitive determinants of coding of emotions in real and virtual space. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2015, Vol. 8, No. 42, p. 7. (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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