Modern Tendencies of Development of Pedagogical Psychology and Psychology of Education



The article describes modern tendencies of development of psychological and pedagogical knowledge. Th e socio-psychological foundations for future research are formulated and the outstanding questions of the existing theoretical concepts in the fi eld of training and upbringing are indicated. Particular attention is paid to the issues discussed in the round table “Topical problems of pedagogical psychology and psychology of education” at the conference “Anan’evskie chteniya — 2015. Fundamental problems of psychology”. Th e needs and challenges on the problems of educational psychology at the levels of state, society and man, which practice formulates for scientifi c community, are identifi ed.

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Keywords: development, education, training, upbringing, subjects of education, anthropology and psychology of education

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Kostromina S.N., Medina Bracamonte N.A., Zashchirinskaia O.V. Modern Tendencies of Development of Pedagogical Psychology and Psychology of Education. Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. Psychology, 2016. no. 1, pp. 109–117. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Svetlana N. Kostromina, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Head of Personality Department, Department of Psychology, St. Petersburg State University, St.Petersburg, Russia, e-mail:

Natalya A. Medina Bracamonte, PhD in Education, St.Petersburg, Russia, e-mail:

Oksana V. Zashchirinskaia, Doctor of Psychology, Associate Professor, St.Petersburg, Russia



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