Studies of National Intelligence: Achievements and Problems



The review regards the critique of the researches of national intelligence and its links with socio-economic indices, the link of national intelligence with cognitive (scientific, etc.) attainments of countries, the problem of the link of intelligence with ideological orientations. The critique of these researches is justified from the moral, but not scientific point of view. The means for reducing their openness to criticism are discussed. It is argued that the role of national intelligence in cognitive attainments of a country remains not fully clarified and that the link of intelligence with ideological orientation is not simple and one-directed.

General Information

Keywords: national intelligence, cognitive attainments, ideological orientations

Journal rubric: General Psychology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Grigoriev A.A. Studies of National Intelligence: Achievements and Problems [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2014. Vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 89–97. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Andrei A. Grigoriev, Doctor of Philology, Chief Researcher of the Laboratory of Psychology and Psychophysiology of Creative Activity, Institute of Psychology of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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