Description of the method of semantic universals
The semantic universals of estimates and color associations intervals of time and concepts of the past, present and future are described.
In this paper authors describe offered course “Basics of communication”: its educational purposes and basic principles are listed, the content of five sections are described, and the forms of control knowledge are indicated. It is analyzed three years’ experience of conducting this discipline at Faculty of Psychology of Tashkent branch of MSU named after M.V. Lomonosov. It is concluded the positive role of the designed course in the professional development of students- psychologists. It is given a list of promising directions of further improvement course in order to improve its effectiveness in addressing the identified problems of communication and communicative competence at the initial stage of professional socialization of psychologists. Key words: communication, communicative competence, psychology students, social and psychological adaptation, program of the course “Basics of communication”, feedback.
The article reviews the researches about decision making in small groups and group dynamics in virtual groups (VG). We describe a number of phenomena that distinguish problem solving in VG and in the real groups (RG). We present the results of empirical studies of the problem solving in the VG, formed from students of the Faculty of Psychology at Moscow State University.