Assessment of Instrumental Information: Cognitive-Stylistic Characteristics



This article is dedicated to the analysis of the results of research regarding connections between cognitive style characteristics of equipment operators and rates of accuracy and speed of estimation of the instrument information. The features of assessment of the instrument scale by the operators with various cognitive-stylistic characteristics are detected. It is suggested that the highest effective indexes of estimation of the instrument information will show operators with a combination of cognitive-style characteristics, such as «field-independence - reflexivity- ability to categorize». The results confirm, though not fully, the validity of this hypothesis: operators with the «field-independence - reflexivity» symptom complex showed the strongest indicators of evaluation of instrument information.

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Keywords: cognitive styles, evaluation of instrument information, symptom complex «field-indepen¬dence reflexivity»

Journal rubric: Psychology of Labor and Engineering Psychology

For citation: Oboznov A.A., Petrovich D.L. Assessment of Instrumental Information: Cognitive-Stylistic Characteristics. Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2009. Vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 74–80. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Alexandr A. Oboznov, Doctor of Psychology, Head of the Laboratory of the Establishment of Russian Academy of Science, Institute of Psychology of RAS, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:

Daria L. Petrovich, PhD in Psychology, International Slavic Institute, Russia, e-mail:



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