SUSU Psychologists Took Part in the European Congress of Psychology

July 2nd through 5th, XVI European Congress of Psychology, organised by the European Federation of Psychologists' Associations and the Russian Psychological Society, was held in Russia for the first time at Lomonosov MSU (Moscow). Leading SUSU psychologists presented their reports on results of their research.

Represented at the Congress were professional psychologists’ association of European countries as well as the countries of Asia, America and Australia. Overall, there were more than 3000 participants from 38 countries. The ceremony of opening the XVI European Congress of Psychology was held at the State Kremlin Palace; scientific part of the Congress was arranged at the Shuvalov building of MSU. Participants of the Congress learned about up-to-date tendencies of the world’s psychology development while lectures delivered by speakers, as well as by taking part in symposiums and sessions.

The team of authors from the School of Medical Biology, Laboratory of Psychology and Psychophisiology of Stress and Creativity, represented by Vera Gryazeva-Dobshinskaya, Yulia Dmitrieva, Svetlana Korobova and Vera Glukhova, presented two reports: the main report within a session and a brief poster report.

The main report on results of researching the personal barriers of managers’ innovative leadership entitled “Personal Barriers of Innovative Leadership: Structural Aspects of Motivation, Leadership Style, and Social Identity” was presented by Doctor of Sciences (Psychology), Laboratory Head, Professor Vera Gryazeva-Dobshinskaya.

The brief report at the poster session upon results of researching the psychological resources of adaptation among schoolchildren with a high level of intellect and creativity entitled “Childrens Creativity and Personal Adaptation Resources” was presented by junior research fellow of the Laboratory, Svetlana Korobova.

Another brief poster report entitled “Individual Response to Stressors and Efficiency in Project Activities” was delivered by research fellow of the Laboratory and senior lecturer Yulia Dmitrieva (Department of Developmental Psychology and Counselling, ISSH’s Faculty of Psychology). This is the result of researching stress resistance in project activity of students, carried out by Yulia Dmitrieva and Svetlana Korobova. The report presents the results of studying the specificity of personal reaction of students to stressors of each of the stages within project-based activity.

Abstracts of the reports are available on the Congress’s website:

Full articles are submitted for further publication.

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