The Psychology of Social Cognition: Prospects for Development in a Changing Society


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Keywords: social cognition, social change, uncertainty, transitivity, aesthetic paradigm, collective emotional experiences, precariousness

Journal rubric: Theory and Methodology of Psychology

Article type: scientific article


Funding. The research was carried out with the support of the Russian Scientific Foundation, project no. 22-18-00140 “Dynamic stability of personality in the space of sociocultural uncertainty”.

Received: 28.10.2022


For citation: Martsinkovskaya T.D., Khoroshilov D.A. The Psychology of Social Cognition: Prospects for Development in a Changing Society. Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University. Psychology, 2023. Vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 12–23. DOI: 10.21638/spbu16.2023.401. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Tatiana D. Martsinkovskaya, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Director of the Institute, Institute of psychology named after L. Vygotsky, Russian State University for the humanities, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:

Dmitry A. Khoroshilov, PhD in Psychology, Senior Research Associate, Department of Social Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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