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Contribution of Psychological Characteristics to Self-Regulation in Adolescents Engaged in Science

Contribution of Psychological Characteristics to Self-Regulation in Adolescents Engaged in Science

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Recieved: 11/02/2021

Accepted: 12/01/2021

Published: 12/30/2021

Keywords: conscious self-regulation; emotional self-regulation; adolescent self-regulation; adolescent personality

p.: 15-26

DOI: 10.11621/npj.2021.0402

Available online: 30.12.2021

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Yakushina, A.A. , Aslanova Margarita S., Viktoria V. Larina. Contribution of Psychological Characteristics to Self-Regulation in Adolescents Engaged in Science. // National Psychological Journal 2021. 4. p.15-26. doi: 10.11621/npj.2021.0402

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Issue 4, 2021

Yakushina, A.A. Lomonosov Moscow State University

Aslanova Margarita S. Lomonosov Moscow State University, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

Viktoria V. Larina Educational and science center “Sirius”


Relevance. Due to the rapidly changing living conditions, self-regulation skills are the most important components of personality that allow to adapt to reality faster and organize activities in the most successful way. This becomes especially relevant for teenagers who are involved in a large number of classes and projects, in addition to their main activities at school.

Objectiveis to study the features of regulatory functions and their interrelations with various personality characteristics in adolescents engaged in scientifi c activities.

Study. The study involved 78 adolescents aged 14–17 years (Mage = 15, 96; SDage = 1.01) who were trained in the framework of the “Big Challenges” project of the SIRIUS educational Center in the direction of “Science’ in 2021. Several methods aimed at studying self-regulation, stress levels, subjective well-being and perfectionism in adolescents were chosen as diagnostic tools.

Results. It was shown that the level of self-regulation of adolescents in activity is better developed than their level of emotional self-regulation. It was also demonstrated that the level of general self-regulation in adolescents involved in science is signifi cantly interrelated with indicators of resilience and self-directed perfectionism.

Conclusion. The study confirmed the importance of studying the features of self-regulation in adolescents and revealed the need to develop practical recommendations for their development.


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Yakushina, A.A. , Aslanova Margarita S., Viktoria V. Larina. Contribution of Psychological Characteristics to Self-Regulation in Adolescents Engaged in Science. // National Psychological Journal 2021. 4. p.15-26. doi: 10.11621/npj.2021.0402

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