The Problem of Studying Self-Determination of Personality in the Domestic Psychological Science

The article presents the analysis of the current domestic research of the problem of self-determination of personality. It is shown that the peculiarities of the domestic concept of self-determination is the synthesis of foreign experience and our own developments in the field of motivation, self-regulation and subjectivity. In domestic studies it is shown that adolescence is sensitive in the development of self-determination, but there are not enough studies of its ontogenetic features, revealing basic conditions, mechanisms and prerequisites of development.

Kinds and Functions of Borders in Psychological Research

In the present article an analysis of borders diverse kinds and functions applied in psychological concepts and paradigms has been carried out. It has been made clear that a comprehension of borders as a self-valuable source for development ousts metaphorical and topological interpretations of the term. It has been alleged that within the context of social psychology it is righteous to discuss intersubject and intersubjective borders of interaction between I and the Other.