Методология Evidence-Centered Design для измерения комплексных психологических конструктов
The article introduces a new methodin creating measuring tests — Evidence-Centered Design (ECD) or a systematical approach in test-creating. ECD allows usingevidentiary framework while creating the test: the testing results are considered to be the evidence of certain psychological trait or characteristic expression. This method is the most relevant for measuring complex, multicomponent constructs. Methodological positions are presented through our experience in developing a new test for measuring creativity and critical thinking in primary school.
The article describes the psychological aspect of social giftedness in a manager. It first focuses on the importance of studying social giftedness. It deals with theoretical aspects of the problem of abilities and professional qualities of a manager, and their social giftedness. It presents a pattern of social giftedness in a manager and the concept of social giftedness. In conclusion it addresses the selection of respondents for empirical justification and practical significance of the research.
The book describes theinterdependent relations between the multilingualism and literary creativity.
The distractive effects on attentional task performance in different paradigms are analyzed in this paper. I demonstrate how distractors may negatively affect (interference effect), positively (redundancy effect) or neutrally (null effect). Distractor effects described in literature are classified in accordance with their hypothetical source. The general rule of the theory is also introduced. It contains the formal prediction of the particular distractor effect, based on entropy and redundancy measures from the mathematical theory of communication (Shannon, 1948). Single- vs dual-process frameworks are considered for hypothetical mechanisms which underpin the distractor effects. Distractor profiles (DPs) are also introduced for the formalization and simple visualization of experimental data concerning the distractor effects. Typical shapes of DPs and their interpretations are discussed with examples from three frequently cited experiments. Finally, the paper introduces hierarchical hypothesis that states the level-fashion modulating interrelations between distractor effects of different classes.