Questionnaire «Trust of the Specialist to Equipment (TSE)»



Results of development and approbation of the questionnaire for assessment of expressiveness of trust of the specialist to the equipment are presented in the article. As a result of approbation reliability and constructive validity of the questionnaire is confirmed, standardization of empirical data is carried out. The data confirming different degree of trust to the equipment of specialists of various fields of activity are obtained (transport, energy, emergency activities). It is emphasized that the developed questionnaire is the universal tool for assessment of expressiveness of trust to the equipment of specialists of various professional spheres. It’s use is possible in a wide range of the researches connected with search of increase in efficiency of interaction with technical systems, increase in professional success and efficiency of activity, psychological wellbeing of the professional and others.

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Keywords: trust of the specialist to equipment, psychodiagnostic tools, reliability, validity, psychological well-being of the professional

Journal rubric: Psychology of Labor and Engineering Psychology

Article type: scientific article


Funding. The reported study was funded by Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR), project number 18-013-01021а.

Acknowledgements. The author are grateful for the methodological assistance in the study of the scientific leader of the RFBR project number 18-013-01021a, Professor A.A. Oboznov.

For citation: Akimova A.Y. Questionnaire «Trust of the Specialist to Equipment (TSE)». Eksperimental'naâ psihologiâ = Experimental Psychology (Russia), 2020. Vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 209–222. DOI: 10.17759/exppsy.2020130316. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Anna Y. Akimova, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Department of Organizational Psychology, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Associate Professor of the Department of General and Social Psychology, Lobachevsky University, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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