On The Question of A Human’s Personality Resources in a Changing World: Volitional Control, Trust, Anxiety





self-regulation, volitional control, trust, trusting relationships, anxiety


The article attempts to describe the features of a person’s volitional regulation regarding the aspect of the implementation and realization of his intention in action in a challenging situation of the modern world: complexity, uncertainty, stress. The approaches to the study of will in psychology and philosophy have been analyzed. The role of trust in the implementation of a person’s choice and the realization of intention in action has been shown . The following empirical methods were used: the psychometric technique “Self-confidence” by T.P. Skripkina, the Scale of interpersonal trust by J.Rotter in the adaptation of S.G. Dostovalov, the methodology of “Life orientations, SOHO” D. A. Leontiev, express diagnostics of propensity to unmotivated anxiety (V.V. Boyko), “Control in action” by Yu. Kull in S.A. Shapkin’s adaptation. According to the results of our study, we can conclude that there are differences in the realization of the intention to act, depending on the different ratio of the level of trust in oneself and in the world. Self-trust can be a component and an important resource of self-regulation.


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How to Cite

Selezneva, Y., Abakumova, I., & Kupriyanov , I. (2023). On The Question of A Human’s Personality Resources in a Changing World: Volitional Control, Trust, Anxiety . International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science, Engineering and Education (IJCRSEE), 11(2), 291–300. https://doi.org/10.23947/2334-8496-2023-11-2-291-300



Received 2023-04-05
Accepted 2023-05-14
Published 2023-08-31