Scientometric domain of foreign studies on the psychology of preschool age



Analysis of information space parameters is necessary to understand the specificity of scientific interests, in response to events in the world. The submitted review shows the content of information space in foreign higher school studies, within the framework of preschool age psychology and the focus of such researches in 2021—2022. A tendency to shift scientific interests towards the problems of preschooler psychological safety, under the influence of destructive factors and cumulative risks, has been revealed here too. At the same time, traditional studies that continue to study details of preschooler s psychological portrait, can be assimilated to one degree or another by security block and used by it. The basic information blocks inside concentrate the problems of ill-treatment, which remain acutely relevant, as well as behavioral problems as a result of psychological pressure, and other destructive moments. Adjacent blocks focus on the issues of psychophysiology of perception, educational expectations of parents, and others.

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Keywords: preschool age, information space, security, behavioral problems, social cohesion, «paternal» genera- tion, psychologically safe parenting, parent education

Journal rubric: Developmental Psychology and Age-Related Psychology

Article type: review article


For citation: Ermolova Т.V., Litvinov A.V., Savitskaya N.V., Krukovskaya O.A. Scientometric domain of foreign studies on the psychology of preschool age [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2022. Vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 8–19. DOI: 10.17759/jmfp.2022110201. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Тatiana V. Ermolova, PhD in Psychology, Head of the Chair of Foreign and Russian Philology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Alexander V. Litvinov, PhD in Education, professor of the chair of foreign and Russian philology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, associate professor at Foreign Languages Department at the Facultyof Economics (RUDN University), Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Natalia V. Savitskaya, PhD in Education, associate professor of the department of foreign and russian philology, Moscow State University of psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Oksana A. Krukovskaya, PhD in Education, Department of Foreign and Russian Philology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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