The ratio of orientation of subject-based comparison and personal characteristics



In this article, contemporary ideas about individual differences in social comparisons and their correspondence to personality traits are discussed. The results of the study aimed at revealing relationships between social comparison orientation, tested with the help of an original questionnaire. Such personality traits as self-confidence, self-respect, anxiety and empathy are presented.

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Keywords: personality, individual differences, social cognition, social comparison

Journal rubric: Psychology of Personality

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Samoylenko E.S., Korbut A.V. The ratio of orientation of subject-based comparison and personal characteristics . Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2011. Vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 52–61. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Elena S. Samoylenko, Doctor of Psychology, Chief Researcher, Laboratory of Cognitive Processes and Mathematical Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Anna V. Korbut, teacher of the Department of Psychology №18, Military University of the Ministry of Defense, Russia, e-mail:



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