Issue 5/2004 of the “Socionics, Mentology and Personality Psychology” journal

  • N 5 (56)

  • September - October

  • 2004



Shulman G.A., Karpenko O.B.

An Attempt of Rehabilitation

Peculiarities of functioning of the 7th function in the informational model of psyche (Model A) are described. Examples for each of the informational metabolism types are given.
Key words: socionics, informational metabolism type, Model A, informational metabolism functions, 7th function of the Model A.

Vasilenko A.E., Trekhov A.V.

An Ode to the Relationship of Identity

Advantages and peculiarities of the socionic intertype relationship of identity are described.
Key words: socionics, dual relationship, identity relationship, informational metabolism type.

Lytova M.F., Lytov D.A.

A Multifactor Self-consistent Socionic Test (MT): Preliminary Results. Part 2

The second part of our article presents main research results obtained from the processing of the Multifactor Test (MT) questionnaires.
Key words: auxiliary function, dichotomy, Kronbach formula, multifactor test, Myers - Gulenko groups, program function, psychological diagnostics, socionics, testing, test reliability, test validity, Type Watching.

Litvinenko I.Yu.

The Social Level: Individuality and Real Relations

The relation between the levels of Individual and Individuality in the subject of psychical reflection are considered in details. It is shown that socionics as a particular humanitarian discipline is located at the level of Individual, and its practical application - at the cross-section of the levels of Individual and Individuality. Based on this, conclusion is made that problems some authors consider to belong to the sphere of socionics in fact belong to the field of its practical application. Methodological suggestions on transition from the typological to the social level are given.
Key words: socionics, general and social psychology, individual, individuality, intertype relationships, real relations.

Kameneva I.P.

Organization of Knowledge in Associative Memory

Structural approach to organization of knowledge based on the theory of denominate multitudes is proposed. The process of interaction between right-hemisphere and left-hemisphere forms of information processing is considered. Memory is represented as a hierarchic system of knowledge organization where interaction of continuous and discrete patterns is realized through associative links.
Key words: informational structures, memory, fundamental triads, denominate multitudes, right-hemisphere and left-hemisphere thinking, cognitive patterns, associative links.

Kozin R.A.

Functions of Zones and Sectors of the Cortex of Hemispheres of Human Brain

A hypothesis is suggested on the correlation of the psychical function of informational metabolism with the functioning of neural structures of brain hemispheres.
Key words: socionics, psychical function, neural structures, brain.

Meged V.V.

Energetic and Informational Mechanisms of Development of the Society in the Model M and the Model Method of Determining the Quantitative Distribution of Types in the Society

The socion is considered as a 16-component model. Roles of informational metabolism types in the social progress loops are described.
Key words: socionics, the informational model of socion, social progress loop, succession of quadras.

Personality Psychology

Donchenko Ye.A.


Regularities and mechanisms of functioning of a psycho-fractal, which forms the structure of the human psyche, and the relation of the psycho-fractal with informational metabolism functions studied in socionics are considered.
Key words: psycho-fractal, personality psychology, Ego, psychical functions, human soul.


Yermak V.D.

On the "Beauty" of the Theoretical Basis of Socionics and the Firmness of its Fundament

The author discusses peculiarities of the theory of informational metabolism (socionics), its difference from the Type Theory (MBTI) and peculiarities of the methodology of analytical modeling in a form of a virtual dialog with Dr. A.M.Yelyashevich.
Key words: socionics, psychology, type theory (MBTI), model of psyche, personality type, psychical function.

Cultural Studies

Ovcharov A.A.

Christian Organizations and Social Development

Evolution of religious thinking is considered in the context of civilization development - from polytheism up to modern world religions.
Key words: development of civilization, culture, religion, Islam, Christianity, Catholicism, Protestantism, Orthodoxy, Confucianism, ideology.

News Items

Socionics, Psychology and Management: ХХ International Socionic Conference

Overview of reports and announcements on application of socionic methods in management, psychology, psychoanalysis, sociology, political science, pedagogy, philosophy and the theory of science.
Key words: socionics, management, personality psychology, informational structure of psyche, model of psyche, psychoanalysis, sociology.