Features of Time Perspective of Gifted Adolescents and their Peers

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Abstract

The article presents data from a study of features of time perspective of gifted adolescents and their coevals. The study involved 274 adolescent. To study the features of the time perspective of personality were chosen questionnaire time perspective Zimbardo (ZTPI), as well as processed according to the method of motivational induction J.Nuttin questionnaires with incomplete sentences and writings of the study participants. During the statistical processing of the data, it was found that gifted adolescents characterized by the following features: relatively high scores by type of temporal orientation "negative past" and "future". For a time the future prospects are characterized by: a relatively high frequency of references to objects motivational groups "Work", "Knowledge" (near-term); "Development", "Work" (long term). The length of the prospects for the future in a group of gifted adolescents is higher than the peer group. The study results will be useful for psychologists practitioners in working with adolescents.

General Information

Keywords: adolescents, time perspective

Journal rubric: Developmental Psychology

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psyedu.2017090111

For citation: Kondratyev M.D. Features of Time Perspective of Gifted Adolescents and their Peers [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie psyedu.ru [Psychological Science and Education psyedu.ru], 2017. Vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 106–114. DOI: 10.17759/psyedu.2017090111. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Mikhail D. Kondratyev, PhD in Psychology, RANEPA, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: mdkondr@gmail.com

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