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Isaychev S. A.

Ph.D in Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Moscow, Russia


Isaev A.V., Isaychev S.A. (2015). Quantitative and qualitative indicators of developing anticipation skills in wrestling athletes. National psychological journal. 2 (18), 25-32.

Actual problems of modern psychology are fundamental studies of the phenomenon of anticipation, the search for new methodological approaches to the study of its mechanisms and processes of development are considered. There is a particular interest in the anticipation issue in sport, where the probabilistic forecast of the situation is crucial for winning. The paper presents the results of testing methods for anticipation skills in wrestling. The main objective of the study was to find psycho-physiological and behavioral indicators to quantitatively and qualitatively evaluate the degree of anticipation. The skills formation procedure was based on the reinforcement of the correct choice of behaviour in simulated situations of decision-making using multiple choices technique. Stimuli were videos of simulated situations in wrestling. Simultaneous recording of oculomotor activity and registration of multi-channel electroencephalogram (EEG) was carried out.

wrestling. Simultaneous recording of oculomotor activity and registration of multi-channel electroencephalogram (EEG) was carried out. The results showed the effectiveness of the proposed method. After completing training the number of errors and the decision taking time span reduced. Expert assessment of the main qualifying factors showed a significant increase of the test group. On the psychophysiological level, there is a reduction of oculomotor activity in selecting the right answers, reducing the number of fixations, the number of fixations and saccades reverse on the text of questions and answers. Analysis of EEG parameters showed a gradual decrease in the index of brain activation when analysing simulated situations and dynamic movement of the peaks of activity in the frontal areas of the temporal and occipital areas during the series of trainings.

Received: 07/26/2015

Accepted: 08/02/2015

Pages: 25-32

DOI: 10.11621/npj.2015.0203

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Keywords: anticipation; sportsperson; freestyle wrestling; psychophysiological assessment; sports trainings;

Available Online: 30.08.2015

Isaichev E.S.,Isaichev S.A., Nasonov A.V., Chernorizov A.M. (2011). Diagnostics of deception based on the analysis of cognitive evoked potentials of the human brain.National Psychological Journal,1(5), 70-77

A new experimental approach to lye detection is discussed based on analysis of spatial distribution of single components in human cognitive event"related potentials. According averaged group data, the most informative component is the wave P 450.

Pages: 70-77

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Keywords: detection of deceptive responses (lye detection); models of lying; cognitive eventrelated potentials (cERP); spatial distribution of cERP; algorithms of cERP evaluation;

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