Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya • ISSN 2075-7999
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2020 Vol. 13 Issue 71

Bayramyan R.M., Chulyukin K.S. On a problem of creative thinking and subjective well-being of primary school students

Full text in Russian: Байрамян Р.М., Чулюкин К.С. К проблеме соотнесения творческого мышления и субъективного благополучия в младшем школьном возрасте

National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

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To understand the nature of creative thinking process in primary school students, their subjective well-being needs to be estimated as well. Subjective well-being represents a measure of quality of life, satisfaction with life, affective components of personality, etc. The aim of this study was to explore how a sense of well-being/disadvantage manifests in creatively active and inactive children. This study presents data from 142 respondents (primary students in grades 3–4) on indicators of creative thinking and satisfaction with life. Significant negative correlation was found between creative thinking and the general level of satisfaction with life (r = –0,861, р≤ 0.01). Our findings suggested that subjective well-being was more pronounced in children with low levels of creative thinking, and vice versa. These results can contribute to the understanding of creative thinking in relation to subjective well-being of primary school students.

Keywords: creative thinking, subjective well-being, satisfaction with life, self-attitude, primary school age

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The reported study was funded by RFBR, project number 19-313-90075

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Received 02 April 2020. Date of publication: 30 June 2020.

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Bayramyan Roksana M. PhD Student, Research Assistant, School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Journal “Psychology. Journal of the Higher School of Economics”, National Research University Higher School of Economics, ul. Myasnitskaya, 20, 101000 Moscow, Russia.
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Chulyukin Kirill S. PhD Student, School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, National Research University Higher School of Economics, 20 Myasnitskaya Str., 101000 Moscow, Russia.
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Bayramyan R.M., Chulyukin K.S. On a Problem of Creative Thinking and Subjective Well-Being of Primary School Students. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2020, Vol. 13, No. 71, p. 2. (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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