Peculiarities of referential relations of students as a factor of educational-professional motivation



The article discusses the possibilities of optimization of educational-professional motivation of students by social-psychological means. Results of researchare described, the hypothesis of which was an assumption of existence of specific relation between the motivation profile of educational-professional activity of psychology students and their referentometric status in academic group. 425 students of the 1st, 3rd and 4th courses of department of psychology (88 boys and 337 girls) participated in the research.

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Keywords: referentialness, referentometry, motivation, educational-professional activity, students.

Journal rubric: Social Psychology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Krushelnitskaya O.B. Peculiarities of referential relations of students as a factor of educational-professional motivation [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie [Psychological Science and Education], 2012. Vol. 4, no. 1 (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Olga B. Krushelnitskaya, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Theoretical Foundations of Social Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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