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Karelin A. A. Structure of Psychological Time and Psychological Age of Person. Izvestiya of Saratov University. Philosophy. Psychology. Pedagogy, 2013, vol. 13, iss. 4, pp. 54-58. DOI:

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Structure of Psychological Time and Psychological Age of Person

The article is focused on the relationship between the structure of psychological time and the structure of an individual. The idea of the relativity of time, typical for the science in the twentieth century, is analyzed and a differentiated study of psychological time and mental age of the various structural elements of personality is justified . The author emphasizes the need for a systematic approach in both theoretical and empirical studies of psychological time of the individual. Possible structure of the functional dynamics of psychological time of an individual is discussed. Original method for studying psychological age of various elements of personality is offered. Empirical study reveals the phenomenology of psychological age of structural elements of an individual. Features of the psychological age of the structural elements of an individual corresponding to the level of identity are described. The results of the study led to the conclusion that psychological age of various structural elements of an individual do not correspond to each other.

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