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Experimental Psychology (Russia)

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2072-7593

ISSN (online): 2311-7036

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/exppsy

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Psychological profile of a modern viewer: the structure and correlates of movie preferences

Kubrak T.A., Ph.D. in Psychology, Research Associate, Institute of Psychology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, kubrak.tina@gmail.com
Grebenschikova T.A., Ph.D. in Psychology, Senior Research Associate, Institute of Psychology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, gretiya@mail.ru
Pavlova N.D., Doctor in Psychology, Head of Laboratory of psychology of speech and psycholinguistics, Institute of Psychology of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, pavlova_natalya@mail.ru
Abstract
The article presents the results of a study of movie preferences of a modern young viewer, their structure and connections with demographic variables and personality traits. A total of 205 individuals participated in the study. The six-factor structure of movie genre preferences was discovered. The commonality of the genres preferred permits us to speak of the selectivity and activity when the viewer wants to watch a movie. The connection we have found between movie preferences and personality traits, intelligence, and belief in a just world shows that people prefer the movies which correspond to their individual psychological peculiarities. There are differences by sex in movie preferences.

Keywords: cinema discourse, media discourse, psychology of films, movie preferences, psychological impact of the films, psychological impact of mass media

Column: Psychology of art

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/exppsy.2017100401

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