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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

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Peculiarities of investigation of creative processes’ emotional constituents used by the present day experimental psychology 1229

Gavrilova E.V.
PhD in Psychology, research fellow, Centre of applied researches in psychology and education, Moscow State University of Psychology and Educationsocial,, Moscow, Russia
e-mail: g-gavrilova@mail.ru

Abstract
The article introduces there view of up-to-date research works concerning the study of the ways in which emotions affect the efficiency of solving creative tasks. The specificity of research approaches is discussed as depending on particular ways of registration of the subject’s emotional states. In general, it is possible to distinguish three groups of techniques used in present day psychology to diagnose the emotional states: self-reports, registration of behavioral reactions, estimations of various indices of emotional states. The article describes in details these groups of techniques from the point of view of their perspectives to be used in study of the role which emotions play in creative task solving.

Keywords: creativity; emotional state; self-reports; behavioral reactions; neurophysiologic characteristics

Column: General psychology

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