Ecology of contemporary childhood: priorities for research perspectivesin foreign studies



Core Collection database of Web of Scienceresource investigated the poorly developed problem of addictivebehaviour of children as a part of the ecological environment of modern childhood. In three clusters-"addictive child", "addiction", "ecological environment of childhood”, (as conditional information data groups), scientific-metric space indices were analyzed, namely -citation and content offull-text publications. We identified the leading trends of research works. They show that the addictioncomponent becomes increasingly important in ecological construct of childhood environment

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Keywords: child, addiction, addictiveness, life environment, ecology of childhood, addictive behavior, psychology and medicine, scientific knowledge

Journal rubric: Developmental Psychology and Age-Related Psychology

Article type: scientific article


For citation: Florova N.B. Ecology of contemporary childhood: priorities for research perspectivesin foreign studies [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2016. Vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 11–23. DOI: 10.17759/jmfp.2016050202. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Nina B. Florova, PhD in Biology, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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