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Personal features and malevolent creativity on the example of cadets and policemen 518
PhD in Psychology, Head of the Sector for Academic Journals Development, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia
PhD in Medicine, Head, Department of Legal Psychology, St. Petersburg University of the Ministry of Interior Affairs of Russia , St.Petersburg, Russia
social pedagogue, the first Moscow Cadet Corps , Moscow, Russia
psychologist, the Interior Ministry of the Russian Federation, St.Petersburg, Russia
MA student at the Department of Social Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia
We present and analyze the results of two empirical studies conducted in the framework of adaptation of "The malevolent creativity behavior scale" (Hao et al.) on samples of cadets-students grades 9-10 (N=89, 70-boys) and police officers (N=62, average age 26 years, men). The hypothesis that the implementation of original solutions in behavior harmful to other people is due to the interaction of aggression/its components and a set of personal characteristics was tested. The results showed: 1. a special contribution belongs to the cognitive component of aggression-hostility (Bass-Perry questionnaire), both in adolescents and adults; 2. there are age and gender features in predictors of anti-social creativity. It is shown by the example of cadets that Machiavellianism, low neuroticism, agreeableness (NEO-5 FFI) can be included in the complex of personal characteristics. Analysis of the results obtained in the sample of police officers with non-legal education showed that the combination of low hostility with high self-regulation and self-control of the individual ("self-directedness ",TCI-125) can become a resource of resistance to anti-socially directed behavior, in particular corruption.
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