Foreign studies on socio-psychological aspects of the development of preschoolers’ abilities

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Abstract

The paper presents a review of modern foreign studies aimed at investigation of social and psychological aspects of the development of abilities in preschoolers. It identifies the areas of special interest for modern science in preschool education, as well as selected cross-cultural aspects of research. The article focuses on major factors of preschool education which can provide positive impact on the up going stages of child development and socialization. The article highlights the role of child relationships with other people (adults and peers) during early childhood. It summarizes available data on positive correlations between the quality of these relationships and further academic and social success of children.

General Information

Keywords: preschool education, communication skills, academic achievement, social intellict, interaction with others.

Journal rubric: Developmental Psychology and Age-Related Psychology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Vyrotskova V.V. Foreign studies on socio-psychological aspects of the development of preschoolers’ abilities [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2015. Vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 6–14. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

V. V. Vyrotskova, Master's Student of the Department of Theoretical Foundations of the Faculty of Social Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: vera.vyrotskova@gmail.com

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