Investigation of an activity reflection and its diagnostics by assessment of constructs of psychological functional activity system



The results of the investigation of the reflection as a process that is took part in the activity are presented in the article. The psychological diagnostic technique for activity reflection measurement is proposed. The activity reflection measure is developed on the theoretical propositions of the activity system genetic conception that postulates that the person’s efficacy of his or her activity implementation is expressed with the state of being fully developed to reflect on the certain constructs of own activity. Participants considered of 585 persons. The results of development and approbation of the thee forms of standardized test of activity reflection diagnostics are discussed: the form ‘C’ for schoolchild of the comprehensive secondary school, the form ‘S’ for students of the educational institutions of Higher Education and the form ‘P’ for workers of various professions. The findings of the given study have showed the prospect of the proposition suggested in the activity system genetic conception that the reflection takes part in forming of any activity components by representing them for each other and for activity on the whole.

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Keywords: activity, activity constructs, system genetic conception of an activity, psychological functional activity system, reflection, reflexivity

Journal rubric: Tools

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Shadrikov V.D., Kurginyan S.S. Investigation of an activity reflection and its diagnostics by assessment of constructs of psychological functional activity system. Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2015. Vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 106–126. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Vladimir D. Shadrikov, Doctor of Psychology, professor, Professor, School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, National Research University "Higher School of Economics" (HSE), Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Sergey S. Kurginyan, PhD in Psychology, Master of Arts in Human Relations (The University of Nottingham), Senior Lecturer of the Department of Psychology of Personality of the Faculty of Psychology, Higher School of Economics, Leading Research Associate of the Institute of Content of Education of the Department of Research and Development of the Institute of Education, Higher School of Economics; Associate Professor of the Department of Psychology and Pedagogy of Distance Education, MCUPE, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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