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Relationship between Intellectual Abilities and Conflict Competence in Preschool Children in Various Educational Environments 1272
Denisenkova N.S., PhD in Psychology, Professor in Department of Social Phychology of Development, FBGBOU VO MGPPU, email@example.com
Vyrotskova V.V., Master's Student of the Department of Theoretical Foundations of the Faculty of Social Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, firstname.lastname@example.org
The paper presents findings of an empirical research on the correlation between intellectual abilities and conflict competence in preschool children in the context of different educational environments and, in particular, different educational programs. These findings show that the lower the level of a child's intellectual abilities, the weaker his/her conflict competence. Educational programs aimed at intellectual development promote higher levels of verbal-logical thinking in children. As a result, such children are less likely to choose active strategies of conflict resolution through the search of compromise.
Keywords: intellectual and communicative abilities, cognitive and social development in preschool children, conflict competence, preschool educational environment, educational pro¬gram, verbal-logical thinking, visual-figurative thinking
Column: Experimental Research