Influence of modern information technologies on the worldview



The article reveals and summarizes various approaches to the study of the influence of modern information technologies on the worldview. The importance of addressing the study of a holistic worldview as an integral and dynamic psychological phenomenon is justified. Particular attention is paid to the concepts of computer metaphor, sociocultural pathology and clip thinking. Education approaches are analyzed in this context. The problem of methods for studying the worldview of an individual and group subject in virtual space is discussed: methods for working with big data, sentiment analysis of the text, corpus linguistics methods. Some of the possibilities of these methods are illustrated, their advantages and limitations are considered, their high potential in psychological research is emphasized. Methodological problems of studying the influence of modern information technologies on the worldview are formulated, in particular, the uncertainty of terms in the framework of the concept of clip thinking, the paucity of differential psychological studies and psychological methods.

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Keywords: information technology, worldview, clip thinking, big data, sentiment analysis, corpus linguistics

Journal rubric: Theoretical Research

Article type: scientific article


Funding. This work was supported by grant RFBR №18-013-01194 “Evaluation utterance in a person’s language picture”.

For citation: Krainyukov S.V. Influence of modern information technologies on the worldview. Sotsial'naya psikhologiya i obshchestvo = Social Psychology and Society, 2019. Vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 23–41. DOI: 10.17759/sps.2019100403. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)



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Sergei V. Krainyukov, PhD in Psychology, Head of the Department of Clinical Psychology, St. Petersburg State Institute of Psychology and Social Work, St.Petersburg, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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