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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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Method for diagnostics of discursive abilities on the material of everyday vocabulary 2125


Voronin A.N.
Doctor of Psychology, Chief Researcher, Institute of Psychology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

This article describes the development of diagnostic technique of discursive abilities as operationalized part of communicative competence, enabling an individual to initiate, maintain, expand and complete the process of communication, using appropriate to situation language tools. Stimulus material of this diagnostic technique is based on everyday discourse of modern city, and discourse, typical for business situations, is most diagnostically significant. The article presents the main psychometric characteristics of the developed test of discursive abilities - TDS17. The method developed can be used to evaluate the effectiveness in different areas requiring verbal interaction: the effective establishment of contacts between people, fast interaction with representatives of various social groups, negotiation and conflict resolution, an adequate understanding of oral and written applications.

Keywords: cognitive abilities, intelligence, creativity, discourse, discursive abilities

Column: Psychoacoustics

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