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National Psychological Journal

National Psychological Journal

Национальный психологический журнал
ISSN: 2079-6617 (print) 2309-9828 (online) Format: A4 Year of foundation: 2006 Issues per year: 4 Language: Russian

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Information

National Psychological Journal is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal, established in 2006. It is a print scientific periodical with open access online version.

National Psychological Journal is recommended by the Higher Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Science and Education of the Russian Federation for publishing doctoral research results.

Aims & Scope

The aim of National Psychological Journal is to promote communication of Russian fundamental and applied research as well as programs and practices evaluations in psychology.  It deals with topical social issues for psychological standpoints.

It publishes works on the topics, including but limited to:

  • Fundamental and applied research in psychological science
  • Methodological groundings of psychological and multidisciplinary research and practice
  • Psychological approaches to understanding topical social issues
  • Significant psychological developments in the fields of economy, policy, engineering and technology, healthcare, mass media, and national security
  • Perspectives and innovations in higher and postgraduate education as well as the issues in preparation of psychologists, including professional standards
  • Issues in organization and development of applied psychological services 

The types of submissions include:

  • Original research in psychology, education or multidisciplinary fields
  • Reviews, methodological or publicistic papers
  • Program evaluations and descriptions of best practice
  • Book reviews
  • Conference reports
  • Reprints of the founding works  in Russian psychology, previously unpublished

Open Access Statement

National Psychological Journal is an open access journal. All the content of the journal is available immediately upon publication in html and pdf formats.

The users of the journal’s website may read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and allow readers to use them for any other lawful purpose (Budapest Open Access Initiative's definition of Open Access), without violations of academic publishing ethics.

The whole process of work with manuscripts, including article submitting and processing, is free of charge for authors.

Ethics

Editorial board responsibility

Editorial policy of National Psychological Journal is based on the international practices of copyright and ethical principles, and particularly on academic publication guidance by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) (http://publicationethics.org) and Budapest Open Access Initiative's definition of Open Access.

The editorial team is responsible for the quality of published articles. The editorial team is also committed to initiatives aimed at decrease of unethical research practices and ethical norms violations. It assures maintaining editorial ethics by the editorial board members, reviewers, and authors.

The general principles of manuscripts selections are credibility, scientific significance and topicality of submissions. Negative research results are completely acceptable for publication in case of adherence to reporting standards. Scientific discussions and letter to the editorial board are also welcome. Manuscripts, which contents violate the Russian Federation law, are prohibited from publication.

Editorial team ethical principles:

  • Neutrality
  • Combining processing transparency with confidentiality of research participants, authors, and reviewers
  • Open and sincere scientific discussion between authors and reviewers
  • Official agreements between the publisher, editors and authors
  • The journal allows the author(s) to hold and retain the copyright without restrictions
  • Publication of all the journal contents under CC-BY-NC (Attribution Non-Commercial) license
  • Manuscript rejection in cases of plagiarism or any other proved academic misconduct
  • Protection of personal data (according to the Russian Federation law) and any other information, obtained by the editorial team in the course of communication with reviewers and authors
  • Negotiation of scientific editing and proofreading with the authors
  • Prevention of conflicts of interests between the publisher, editorial board members, reviewers, and authors

Ethical principles for reviewers:

  • Reviewers should regard their work as a necessary condition for accepting or rejecting a manuscript as well as an opportunity for its quality improvement. Thus, reviewers contribute to scientific quality of articles.
  • Accepting for review only the manuscripts, which are within the scope of their expertise
  • Timely reviews
  • Confidentiality
  • Objective and constructive criticism
  • Informing the editorial team about any potential conflicts of interests
  • Reviews must not be influenced by authors gender, nationality, religious or political views (if the latter do not undermine scientific nature of manuscripts)
  • Reviewers must not use the information, obtained in the course of reviewing, for acting in their own interest of in the interests of a third party
  • Compensation for reviewers efforts is their acknowledgements in an annual list of reviewers, published in the print journal and on its website

Authorship

All the people, who made meaningful contribution to the research and/or manuscript preparation, should be indicated as authors. The order of following is established by the authors themselves.

Unacceptable types of authorship include:

  • Guest authors (well-known figures, who could potentially increase chances for successful publication)
  • Honorary authors (figures, who did not contribute to the research but have any type of power relationships with the actual authors, e.g. an official, a department head)
  • Invisible authors, i.e. excluding actual contributors from the authors list. Contribution of any other people or organizations should be mentioned in the 'Acknowledgements' section of an article.

Ethical principles for authors:

  • Authors are responsible for the contents of their manuscripts, credibility of the information provided, and its adherence to the norms of law and ethics.
  • Submissions should contain original and new results, contributing to psychological science or practice
  • Submissions should contain credible results with comprehensive and unambiguous description of research methodology, possible for reproduction
  • Discussion of the research significance should be modest and objective
  • All kinds of plagiarism are unacceptable
  • Any significant mistakes or impressions, be they detected in the course of manuscript processing or after publication, must be reported to the editorial team for corrections or retraction of such publication
Editorial board

Editor-in-chief

Yury P. Zinchenko
Professor, Full Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor in Psychology, dean of Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia); president of the Russian Psychological Society 
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ResearcherID: F-4021-2012

Deputy editor-in-chief

Olga A. Karabanova
Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Developmental Psychology Chair, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia) 
karabanova_oa@psy.msu.ru
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Co-chairmen

Larisa A. Tsvetkova
larissa@psy.pu.ru
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ORCID ID  http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4080-7103
ResearcherID: J-4513-2013
Scopus Author ID: 56662260000
Scopus Author ID: 7006374015

Editorial council members

Abalakina-Paap Marina
Professor of San Francisco State University (San Francisco, USA)
mabalaki@nmsu.edu
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Viktor M. Allakhverdov

Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the General Psychology Chair, Psychology Faculty, St. Petersburg State University (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
vimiall@gmail.com
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ORCID ID  http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6753-0300
ResearcherID: N-3175-2013

Alfredo E. Ardila
Professor of the Florida International University, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (Miami, USA)
ardilaa@fiu.edu
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ORCID ID  http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9903-2963

Aleksandr G. Asmolov 
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Personality Psychology Department, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)
asmolov_ag@psy.msu.ru
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Tatyana V. Akhutina
Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Neuropsychology Laboratory, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia) 
ln@psy.msu.ru
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ORCID ID  http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8503-2495

Nikolay A. Baturin 
Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Psychological Diagnostics and Counseling Chair, South Ural State University (Chelyabinsk, Russia) 
f_psychol@mail.ruf_psychol@susu.ac.ru
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Diana B. Bogoyavlenskaya 
Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Leading Scientist, Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education (Moscow, Russia)
Nicke@proc.ru
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Boris S. Bratus
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the General Psychology Chair, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)
bratus_bs@psy.msu.ru
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Natalya K. Baklanova
Doctor in Education, professor at the Social Psychology chair, Institute of Psychology, Sociology and Social Relations of the Moscow City University of Pedagogical Education (Moscow, Russia)
nkbaklanova@mail.ru
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Nataliya B. Berezanskaya
Ph.D in Psychology, assistant professor at the General Psychology chair of Psychology Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University; corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Natural Science (Moscow, Russia)
bereznat@mail.ru
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ResearcherID: I-5241-2012

Aleksandr M. Chernorizov
Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Psychophysiology Chair Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia) 
chernorizov_am@psy.msu.ru
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Boris M. Velichkovsky
Doctor in Psychology, Director of the Institute of Professional, Organizational and Social Psychology, Dresden Technical University (Dresden, Germany) 
velitchk@mail.ru
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Victor F. Voskoboyev
Doctor of Science (Engineering), professor at the Academy of Civil Defense, the Ministry for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (St. Petersburg. Russia)
agz@amchs.ru
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Aleksey N. Gusev
Doctor in Psychology, professor at the Personality Psychology chair of Psychology Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)
angusev@mail.ru
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Eduard V. Galazhinsky 
Full member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Rector of the Tomsk State University (Tomsk, Russia) 
omega@psy.tsu.ru
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Evgeny F. Gutyrchik
Doctor of Natural Sciences, principal investigator at the Institute of Medical Psychology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (Munich, Germany)
evgeny.gutyrchik@med.uni-muenchen.de
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Irina V. Dubrovina 
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Professor, Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education (Moscow, Russia)
Dubrovina@fpo.ru
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Sergey N. Enikolopov
Ph.D in Psychology, Associate Professor, head of the Clinical Psychology Department, Scientific Center for Mental Health of the Russian Academy of Medical Science (Moscow, Russia)
enikolopov@mail.ru.
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ORCID ID  http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0615-6703

Pavel N. Ermakov 
Full member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor in Biology, Professor, Dean of the Academy of the Pedagogy and Psychology, South Federal University (Rostov-on-Don, Russia) 
paver@rsu.ru
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ORCID ID  http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8395-2426
Scopus Author ID: 6602450914
ResearcherID: B-3040-2016

Marina S. Egorova 
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Psychogenetics Chair, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)  
egorova_ms@psy.msu.ru
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Anatoly L. Zhuravlev 
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education and the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director of the Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor in Psychology, Professor (Moscow, Russia)
adm3@psychol.ras.ru
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ORCID ID  http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2502-1089
ResearcherID: P-6993-2015
Scopus Author ID: 23394314300

Vyacheslav A. Ivannikov 
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor in Psychology, Professor at the Personality Psychology Chair, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)  
ivannikov_va@psy.msu.ru
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Valentin I. Ilchenko
Doctor in Education, professor, vice deputy rector for Analytical Service, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)
info@rector.msu.ru
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Aleksandr G. Karayani 
Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Psychology Chair, Military University of the Ministry of Defence (Moscow, Russia) 
karayani@mail.ru
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Anatoly V. Karpov 
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Dean of the Psychology Faculty, P.G. Demidov Yaroslavl State University (Yaroslavl, Russia) 
karpov@bio.uniyar.ac.ru
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Bella Kotik-Friedgut 
Professor of the David Yellin College of Education (Jerusalem, Israel)
bella.kotik@gmail.com
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Elena E. Kravtsova 
Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Director of the L.S. Vygotsky Psychological Institute, Russian State University for the Humanities (Moscow, Russia) 
ekravcva@rambler.ru
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ORCID ID  http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6855-251X

Anna B. Leonova 
Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Professional Psychology Laboratory, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)
orgpsy.msu@yandex.ru
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Sergey Yu. Malkov
Doctor of Science (Engineering), professor at  Globalistics chair of Global Processes Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)
info@fgp.msu.ru
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Sergey A. Manichev 
Ph.D in Psychology, Associate Professor, Head of the Ergonomics and Engineering Psychology Chair, St. Petersburg State University (Saint Petersburg, Russia) 
sam@psy.pu.ru
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Mikhail I. Maryin 
Doctor in Psychology, Professor at the Psychology, Pedagogy and Human Resources Chair, Academy of Management of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (Moscow, Russia) 
marin_misha@mail.ru
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Madrudin Sh. Magomed-Eminov 
Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Extreme Psychology and Psychological Support Chair, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)  
magomed-eminov_msh@psy.msu.ru
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Olga G. Noskova
Doctor in Psychology, Professor at the Professional and Engineering Psychology Chair, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)  
Nog4813@mail.ru
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Aleksandr I. Ovsyanik
Doctor of Science (Engineering), professor, head of scientific-engineering department of the Ministry for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters; deputy head for education at the Academy of the Ministry for Civil Defense (Moscow, Russia)
info@mchs.gov.ru
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Viktor F. Petrenko 
Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Science, Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Communication Psychology and Psychosemantics Laboratory, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia) 
victor-petrenko@mail.ru
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Pavel I. Paderno
Doctor of Science (Engineering), professor at Biotechnical Systems chair of St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI" (St. Petersburg, Russia)
pipaderno@list.ru
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Andrey I. Podolskij 
Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Psychology of Education and Pedagogy Chair, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)  
podolskij_ai@psy.msu.ru
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Valentin M. Polonsky
Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor in Education, professor, senior researcher at the Institute for Theory and History of Pedagogy, Russian Academy of Education; expert at the Russian State Scientific Fund (Moscow, Russia)
polon7@yandex.ru
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Olga V. Raevskaya 
Doctor in Philology, Professor, Senior Academic Secretary of the Lomonosov Moscow State University Academic Council (Moscow, Russia)
Raevskaya@rector.msu.ru
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Mуnica Rosselli
Professor of the Florida Atlantic University, Department of Psychology (Boca Raton, USA)
mrossell@fau.edu 
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Vitaly V. Rubtsov
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Rector of the Moscow State University of Psychology and Education (Moscow, Russia)  
rectorat@list.ru
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Vladimir S. Sobkin 
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Director of the Center of Sociology in Education of the Russian Academy of Education (Moscow, Russia)  
socioedu@socioedu.ru
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Anatoly A. Streltsov
Doctor of Science (Engineering), Doctor of Law, senior researcher at the Institute Information Security Issues, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)
iisi@iisi.msu.ru
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Eugene V. Subbotsky
Doctor in Psychology, reader (emeritus) at Psychology Department, Lancaster University (Lancaster, UK) e.subbotsky@lancaster.ac.uk
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Yury A. Samonenko
Doctor in Education, professor at the Labour and Engineering Psychology chair of Psychology Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)
m.academia@mail.ru
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Sergey D. Smirnov 
Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Psychology of Education and Pedagogy Chair, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)  
kpp@psy.msu.ru
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Tatyana G. Stephanenko 
Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Social Psychology Chair, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)  
stefanenko_tg@psy.msu.ru
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Aleksandr G. Tonevitsky
Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Science, Doctor in Biology, professor, deputy director of the Institute of Transplantatology and Artificial Organs of the Russian Ministry of Health; director of the Russian Scientific Research Institute of Physical Culture and Sports; head of Physical Education chair, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)
mail@sportmsu.ru
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Nina Ph. Talyzina
Full Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Pedagogical Psychology Laboratory, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia) 
psy@psy.msu.ru
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Aleksandr Sh. Tkhostov 
Doctor in Psychology, Professor, Head of the Neuro- and Pathopsychology Chair, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia)  
tkhostov_ASh@psy.msu.ru
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ORCID ID  http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9676-4096

Jarkko Hautamдki
Doctor in Psychology, principal investigator at the Department of Teacher Education, Helsinki University; the President of Finnish Psychological Society (Helsinki, Finland)
jarkko.hautamaki@helsinki.fi
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Alla V. Shaboltas
Ph.D in Psychology, assistant professor, dean of Psychology Faculty, St. Petersburg State University (St. Petersburg, Russia)
alla.shaboltas@gmail.com
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Yulia S. Shoygu 
Ph.D in Psychology, Director of the Center for Emergency Psychological Help of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (Moscow, Russia) 
6263896@mail.ru
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Andrey V. Yurevich 
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor in Psychology, Deputy Director of the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russia)  
yurevich@psychol.ras.ru
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Technical editing

Executive editor 

Olga V. Reshetnikova
NPGournal@mail.ru

Project manager

Maria S. Belokhovskaya
2647541@mail.ru

Peer review

'National Psychological Journal' is All-Russian scientific and analytical issue which highlights achievements in different areas of modern psychological science and practice.

The Journal publishes original scientific and practice-oriented articles on topical issues of the various areas of psychology, which is distinguished by scientific novelty and distinctive author's viewpoint.

Submitting Manuscripts

Electronic version of manuscripts is submitted to the Editor of the 'National Psychological Journal'. Manuscripts must contain original material, previously unpublished and not under consideration for publication elsewhere. To confirm this 'Original' shall be indicated. The Author Information includes contact email address, phone number and full postal address.

Manuscript Submission Form

The beginning of the article should contain the author's Russian and English initials and surname, academic title and degree, job title, full name of the institution, where the study or experiment was carried out, Russian and English article title, Russian and English summary (up to 1700 Russian characters within 250 English word limit), 5-7 keywords in Russian and in English, UDC identifier, the body of the article and reference literature.

The paper is up to than 25 thousand characters (including spaces). Large materials can be published in several issues of the Journal.

Article Layout

Publication is in the Russian language. The names of foreign institutions are given in Latin letters without inverted comas. Names of foreign scholars, names of heads of institutions, etc. in the Russian language are followed by transliterated Latin names in parentheses. Acronyms and abbreviations should be fully deciphered when used for the first time, with the exception of common abbreviations and terms of mathematical units.

Information about grants and acknowledgments are provided in a footnote at the foot of the first page.

Do not use:

  • Spaces and tabs to format indents (new paragraph) and paragraph alignment other than left or middle margins;
  • Hyphenation;
  • Endnotes.

The text should not contain double spaces and double paragraphs (blank lines).

Links and References

Bibliography should include at least three sources. Sources are listed in alphabetical order. Russian sources are followed by the sources in other languages. List sequential numbering is used.

Due attention should be paid to the correct specification and completeness of reference information. (For samples of reference descriptions see Appendix -Making Article Reference Lists (or Links) at: http://www.psy.msu.ru/science/npj/requirements.html  

The citation of electronic publications on the Internet showing all data are allowed only to the official sources and registered with Roskomnadzor (Federal Supervision Agency for Information Technologies and Communications). In the article text references to literature sources are given in round brackets as surnames followed by the year of publication after the comma, e.g., (Vygotsky, 1982). Footnotes as reference sources are not allowed.

Tables, Graphs, Drawings Tables

Tables, Graphs, Drawings Tables, figures and diagrams in the text should be numbered and titled.

Duplication of text graphs, tables and figures is not allowed.

Charts and diagrams can be built in MS Excel. MS Excel diagrams shall be provided with the original data file. Tables and graphs data should be carefully checked. The author is responsible for the information provided in tables and graphs.

Drawings and diagrams can be built with the use of graphic editors, and should not allow editing. Figures should be submitted in the following formats: .Jpeg (quality score of at least 8), or .Tiff (resolution of 300 dpi with no compression).

Charts, tables and figures, and photos that do not meet the print quality will be returned to author and shall be submitted with better quality.

Information About Authors

Information about authors should be submitted in a separate file.

Please enter your full last name, first name and patronymic name/middle name, degree and academic title, position, place of work, number of publications. Specify your contact email address, personal website, phone, and postal address (which will not appear in the printed version of the Journal.)

Articles that do not meet these requirements are not published by the decision of the Editorial Board.

Manuscripts are reviewed to reveal the novelty, scientific and practical relevance of content. All reviewers remain anonymous. Author is contacted to be informed about a positive decision regarding the publication of the manuscript. If article is returned to the author for further improvement the revision review is attached.

The editors reserve the right to edit articles to give them brevity and clarity of the presentation form, and to correspond the text style of the Journal. The author's scientific content is preserved.

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