emotion, gnostic emotions, emotional orientation, thinking, strategies for solving thinking problems


The paper presents the results of an empirical study of the emotional characteristics of students when solving thinking problems. The study used an experiment that simulates a students’ collaborative solution to the puzzle-doing problem. To study emotional variables, we used the method of B.I. Dodonov for determination of the general emotional orientation. To investigate feelings experienced by students, we used the method of K. Isard. According to the authors, the following types of general emotional orientation (with decrease) are dominated among students: altruistic, communicative, and mixed types. All students showed the dominance of emotions of interest, joy and surprise under the decision processes, regardless of the emotional type of personali-ty. It was revealed that under the processes of solving thinking problems, students with the dominance of various types of emo-tional orientation showed a different ratio of emotions. Four strategies of solving thinking problems were identified, which are characterized by the representation of various emotions.


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Alla Belousova , Don State Technical University, Faculty of Psychology, Pedagogy and Defectology, Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation




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How to Cite

Belousova , A., & Belousova , E. (2020). GNOSTIC EMOTIONS OF STUDENTS IN SOLVING OF THINKING TASKS. International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science, Engineering and Education (IJCRSEE), 8(2), 27–34.



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