Psychological Predictors of Students’ Behavior in Internet Under Information Uncertainty




informational behavior, informational behavior motivation, normative strategies, risky strategies, psychological predictors, coping strategies, resilience


This article is devoted to the study of psychological predictors of students’ informational behavior and their peculiarities of over-coming stressful situations. The article reveals the relevance of studying this problem, the degree of study of the topic of informational behavior in various scientific fields. The necessity of studying the motivational basis of informational behavior is substantiated; the analysis of diagnostic approaches to the study of informational behavior is given. The article presents the author’s approach to studying the motivational basis of informational behavior and reveals two groups of informational behavior strategies - normative and risky. The empirical part of the article presents an analysis of the conducted research for the study of psychological predictors of students’ informational behavior in the Internet. It was revealed that the normative strategy of informational behavior “Internet as a motivating force” has the largest number of correlations with coping strategies and indicators of resilience. The results obtained can prove the adaptability of students who actively use the socially oriented strategy “Internet as a motivating force” and the level of their resilience.


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How to Cite

Abakumova, I., Grishina, A., & Zvezdina, G. (2022). Psychological Predictors of Students’ Behavior in Internet Under Information Uncertainty . International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science, Engineering and Education (IJCRSEE), 10(3), 17–26.



Received 2022-11-15
Accepted 2022-12-09
Published 2022-12-20