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Experimental Psychology (Russia)

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2072-7593

ISSN (online): 2311-7036


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The relationship of individual psychological characteristics of a person and the severity of subject-oriented comparisons 1311


Samoylenko E.S.
Doctor of Psychology, Chief Researcher, Laboratory of Cognitive Processes and Mathematical Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Moscow, Russia

Vasanov A.Yu.
Engineer-Researcher, Institute of Psychology, RAS, Program Developer, Center of Experimental Psychology, MCUPE

Korbut A.V.
teacher of the Department of Psychology №18, Military University of the Ministry of Defense, Moscow, Russia

In the article, contemporary points of view as well as results of an empirical study of the motives and goals of social comparison are presented. Interrelationships between such personality traits as self-confidence, anxiety, empathy, auto-evaluation, as well as the traits identified by the «Big Five» test, on the one hand, and the tendency to follow certain goals of social comparison, on the other hand, are analyzed.

Keywords: personality, social comparison, «Big Five», self-confidence, anxiety, empathy, auto-evaluation, behavior strategies in conflict situations

Column: Psychology of Personality

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