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Personality Psychology and Methodology of Psychological Measurement

Assoc. Prof. Ergyul Tair, PhD – Head of Research Unit;  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Assoc. Prof. Eva Papazova, PhD – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Prof. Katya Stoycheva, PhD –  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Asst. Prof. Rositsa Racheva, PhD – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Asst. Prof. Zornitsa Totkova, PhD - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Asst. Prof. Tatyana Yordanova, PhD -  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Asst. Prof. Kalina Popova –   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Hristo Hristov – psychologist –  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sezgin Bekir, PhD - Postdoctoral Fellow of the National Programme for Young Scientists and Postdocs - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
 
Lyubomir Draganov - Doctoral Student (full-time)
Anet Marinova - Doctoral Student (part-time)
Tsvetan Petkov - Doctoral Student (part-time)
 
The researchers in the section Personality Psychology and Methodology of Psychological Measurement are focused on the study of the essential aspects of the regulation of human behavior and the methodology of its measurement.
Current projects are oriented towards the study of personality in its development.Particular attention is paid to the identity in different age periods, the subjective physical appearance perception in adolescence, the individual development and the selfexpression in actual school environment.
At the same time problems with more general nature are discussed like impact of the individual characteristics on psychological well-being and health, in relation to significant life events of partner relations and their effect on situational regulation of behavior.The focus of the section are also basic personality dimensions and tools for their evaluation.
In cross-cultural aspect are studied the values and faith in a just world; individual attitudes towards current social problems such as intensified migration flows worldwide.
RESEARCH PROJECTS FUNDED BY THE BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 
VALUES AND BELIEF IN A JUST WORLD (2014- 2016)
Head of the project: Assoc. Prof. Ergyul Tair, PhD
 
PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS AND IDENTITY DISTRESS AT EMERGING ADULTHOOD (18-29 YEARS)
Head of the project: Assoc. Prof. Eva Papazova, PhD
 
PERSONALITY TRAITS AND ACADEMIC PROCRASTINATION (2016-2019)
Head of the project: Assoc. Prof. Maximka Rasheva, PhD
 
PERSONALITY AND RISK DRIVING BEHAVIOR (2016-2019)
Head of the project: Asst. Prof. Zornitsa Totkova, PhD
 
PERSONALITY PREDICTORS OF JOB-RELATED WELL-BEING AND MENTAL HEALTH (2009-2011)
Most important scientific application achievement for 2011.
Head of the project: Assoc. Prof. Ergyul Tair, PhD
Scientific importance: The results complement the scientific knowledge about the factors that affect psychological well-being and mental health.
Social importance: The results showed that the management of the emotions of employees is an essential element contributing to the effectiveness of public sector organizations and interventions should be directed rather to change the working environment by providing more control in employee performance and build supportive psychological climate (positive communication, constructive feedback, etc.).
PROJECTS WITH EXTERNAL FINANCING 
"KEY TO A FEAR-FREE SCHOOL": PILOT IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SCHOOL - BASED PROGRAM "ZIPPY'S FRIENDS" FOR PREVENTION OF VIOLENCE AND AGGRESSION IN SCHOOL
Head of the project: Prof. R. Bojinova, PhD
Research team: Assoc. Prof. M. Bakracheva, PhD, Asst. Prof. Dr. A. Alexandrova-Karamanova, PhD, Asst. Prof. Z. Totkova, PhD
The project aims to study the effect of the pilot implementation in Bulgaria of the internationally established school-based program for children in preschool groups and fi rst grade, directed at prevention of violence and aggression in school - «Zippy's Friends». The program is implemented by Animus Association Foundation (through the cooperation of Voksne for Barn - Norway). The results of the study imply the introduction of new forms of work in school practice in terms of managing children›s behavior and respectively improving the social climate in school, improving children›s skills to cope with different types of situations, and increasing their self-esteem.
 
TEACHERS' APPROACHES TO MOTIVATE STUDENTS TO LEARN
Head of the project: Prof. Rumyana Bozhinova, Ph.D.
Research team: Assoc. Prof. Ergul Tair, PhD; Assoc. Prof. Eva Papazova, PhD; Assoc. Prof. Margarita Bakracheva, PhD; Assist. Prof. Anna Aleksandrova- Karamanova, PhD; Zornitsa Totkova, PhD; Kalina Popova
The results aimed at improving the individual approach to working with students - attention to their potential, personality and family environment, readiness to work with all pupils (not only those with lagging behind). They also imply on real realization of a positive relationship and stimulating relationship with the separate pupil. It is of particular importance to help the pupil understand the practical value of the subject under study. These, as well as other aspects of the obtained results, generally aim at a more determined stimulation of the student›s inner motivation - the desire to learn because of mastering the specific knowledge and realization of his / her own potential. The study involved 2535 teachers from across the country.
 
ETHNIC TOLERANCE IN WORKPLACE: EMPLOYERS POSITION AND ATTITUDES ON BULGARIAN, TURKISH-BULGARIAN AND ROMA EMPLOYEES TO JOB AND PROFESSIONAL REALISATION (2012-2014)
Head of the project: Assoc. Prof. Ergyul Tair, PhD
Funding: National Science Fund
The result extended the knowledge on stereotypes and attitudes at work, career development and social distance in three main ethnic groups in Bulgaria – Bulgarians, Turks and Roma. The results based on representative survey on more than 1300 persons outlined significant ethnic, age and gender differences in attitudes towards work, career development and work mobility. The needs for targeting state and local policies oriented towards different ethnic and age groups was appears to reduced social inequalities in the labor market.
INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS 
VALUES AND BELIEF IN A JUST WORLD (2013-2016)
Head from Bulgarian side: Assoc. Prof. Ergyul Tair, PhD
Partnerships Agreement with University of Paraiba, Brazil
The results supplemented the knowledge of human values by testing the content and structure of new improved model based on the two widely accepted pancultural functions: values as guiding actions (personal, central, or social goals), and express needs (survival or thriving needs). The results presented that the behavior of Bulgarians in greater extent were determined by the values associated with existence (survival), interactive (love, support) and suprapersonal values (beauty, knowledge, maturity). There were found some significant gender, age and ethnic differences in values and belief in a just world that suggest different patterns of socialization. Younger people and men were more oriented toward personal goals and tolerance for injustice, while older and women were more sensitive to injustice and appreciate more interactive, suprapersonal and normative values.
 
DOCUMENTING AND UNDERSTANDING IDENTITY PROCESSES, ACCULTURATION AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING OF TURKISH-BULGARIAN, BULGARIAN-MUSLIM AND TURKISH-DUTCH MINORITY GROUPS (2010-2013)
Head from Bulgarian side: Assoc. Prof. Ergyul Tair, PhD
Most important scientific achievement for 2013
Funding: Department of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Tilburg University
Scientific importance: Knowledge of collective identity was expanded through development of multidimensional construct comprising ethnic, family and religious identity. The acculturation models of youth from ethnic and religious minorities in the country was explored.
Social importance: The results based on longitudinal research presented significant differences in identity (ethnic, family, religious) development process in adolescents with different ethnic and religious backgrounds. There was established ethnic and religious differences in the components of collective identity, as parallel maintenance of ethnic and national identity in adolescents with Turkish origin. Meaningful relationship between acculturation to Bulgarian and Turkish culture and psychological well-being is evidence for successful bicultural adaptation of teenagers from Turkish ethnic group. The results can be useful in development of national education policies for young people from minority groups to support their bicultural competence that may be essential for its continued successful lintegration in Bulgarian society.
 
MIGRATION AND MOBILITY - MIGRATNG INDIVIDUAL IN PERSPECTIVE OF MEDIA REPRESENTATION
Head from Bulgarian side: Prof. Rumyana Bozhinova, PhD
Head from American side: Prof. Yana Hashamova IPHS – BAS and Center for Slavic and East European Studies, Ohio State University, Columbus - USA.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS IN SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

Божинова, Р., Петкова М. (2014). Проблемът за семейното партниране в аспекта на личностната регулация на поведението. Психологични изследвания 1, 17-27. [Bozhinova, R., Petkova M. (2014). The problem of family partnership in the aspect of personality regulation of behaviour. Psychological Research, 1, 17-27.] ISSN 1311-4700.
Божинова, Р., Таир, Е., Тоткова, З., Бакрачева, М., Папазова, Е., Александрова-Караманова, А., Попова, К. (2015). Практическата стойност на учебния материал в аспекта на мотивиране на учениците за учене – нагласи на учителите. Психологията - традиции и перспективи, 2, с. 64-68. [Bozhinova, R., Tair, E., Totkova, Z., Bakracheva, М. Papazova, Alexandrova-Karaamanova, A., Popova, K. (2015). Practical value of thestudied material in the aspects of motivating students' learning. In: Psychology – traditions and perspectives, 2, pp. 64-68.] ISSN 1314- 9792.
Папазова, Е., Муди, Р., Батхърст, Дж. (2015). Кроскултурно изследвне на психологичните типове в годините на възникващата зрелост. Psychological Thought, Vol. 8 (2), с. 148-172. [Papazova, E., Moody, R. & Bathurst, Jh. (2015). Cross-Cultural Study of Psychological Types at the Years of Emerging Adulthood. Psychological Thought, Vol. 8 (2), pp.148-172].
Папазова, Е. (2016). Личност, кариерни интереси и стратегии за професионална реализация в годините на възникващата зрелост (18-29 г.). Psychological Thought, Vol. 9 (1), с. 75–103. [Papazova, E. (2016). Personality, Vocational Interests and Work-Related Strategies in the Years of Emerging Adulthood (18-29 Years). Psychological Thought, Vol. 9(1), 75–103].
Рачева, Р., Николов, Н., Димов, М. (2014). Личностен профил на юноши с проблемна употреба на психоактивни вещества. В: Сборник научни доклади от VII-я Национален конгрес по психология, 2014, с. 1045-1057. [Racheva, R., Nikolov, N., Dimov, M. (2014). Personality profi le of adolescents with substance usedisorder. In: Proceedings of the 7th National Kongress of Psychology, pp. 1045-1057.] ISSN978-954-9.
Рачева, Р. (2016). Фактори, свързани с формиране на проблемна употреба на психоактивни вещества в юношеска възраст. Психологични изследвания, 3. [Racheva, R. (2016). Risk factors for development of Substance use disorders in adolescence, Psychological Research, 3.] ISSN 1311-4700.
Рашева, М. (2015). Валидизиране на метод, измерващ петфакторния модел на личността (BFI) в извадка от български студенти. Психологични изследвания, 1, с. 9-20. [Rasheva, M. (2015). Validation of the Big Five Inventory in a Sample of Bulgarian Students. Psychological Research, 1, pp. 9-20.] ISSN 1311-4700.
Рашева, М. (2016). Българска версия на мултидименсионални методи, измерващи перфекционистични когниции. Психологични изследвания, 2, с. 5-14. [Rasheva, M. (2016). Bulgarian Version of the Multidimensional Perfectionism Cognitions Inventory, Psychological Research, 2, pp. 5-14.] ISSN 1311-4700.
Таир, Е., Гoуевeя, В., Попова, К. (2016). Ценностите на личността през погледа на функционалната теория: Изследване в България. Психологични изследвания, 2, с. 65-84. [Tair, E., Gouveia,B., Popova, K. (2016). Personal Values from thePerspective of Functional Theory of Human values: Bulgarian study, Psychological Research, 2, pp. 65-84.] ISSN 1311-4700.
Тоткова, З. (2014). Възприет родителски стил и привързаност. Психологични изследвания, 17,2, с. 480-487. [Totkova, Z. (2014). Perceived parenting style and attachment. Psychological Research, 2, pp. 480-487.] ISSN 1311-4700.
Tair, E. (2015). Gender and ethnic differences in Perceptions of discrimination in the Bulgarian labour market. Creative Education for Employment Growth/ The Fourth International Conference EEE 2015, Faculty of Business Economics and Entrepreneurship, Belgrade, pp. 38-46, ISBN 978-86-6069-114-1.
Totkova, Z. (2016). Symbolic interactionism and the Perceived style of parenting. Qualitative Sociology Review, ISNN1733-8077.
Стойчева, К. (2011) Playfulness: Анализ на съдържанието на конструкта "игрова нагласа" при българи. Българско списание по психология, брой 3-4 (Сборник научни доклади, VI Национален конгрес по психология, 18-20.11.2011 г.), стр. 132-135. [Stoycheva, K. (2010) Content analysis of the construct "playfulness" in Bulgarians. Bulgarian Journal of Psychology, 3- 4 (Proceedings, VI National Congress of Psychology, Sofia, 18-20.11.2011), pp. 132-135]
Stoycheva, K. (2010) Tolerance for ambiguity, creativity, and personality. Bulgarian Journal of Psychology, 1- 4 (SEERCP2009, 30.10-1.11.2009, Sofia; Conference Papers, Part Two), pp. 178-188.
 

BOOKS

Стойчева, К. Де Домие Смит и творческото мислене, София, Парадигма, 2018, с. ISBN 978-954-2634-86
Тази книга хвърля мост между литературата и психологията на творчеството. По-специално, тя използва идеите и методите, с които си служи психологията на творчеството, за да очертае един нов подход към литературната творба. Методологията на изследване на творческото мислене, разработена от Е. Пол Торанс, се прилага за анализ на разказа на Джеръм Д. Селинджър «Синият период на де Домие-Смит». Освен новият, необичаен прочит на познатия разказ на Селинджър, книгата предлага и опознаване на най-важните умения за творческо мислене.
 
Папазова, Е. (2013). Личностни характеристики и социални проблеми в юношеството. София, Емайви Консулт. [Papazova, E. (2013).
Personality characteristics and social problems in adolescence. Sofia: MIV Conslut Ltd, 231 pages] ISBN 978-954-2987-03-1.
Книгата се фокусира върху някои личностни характеристики и социал- ни проблеми в юношеството. Специално внимание е отделено на само- оценката в юношеска възраст и на юношите от ромски етнически произход. Разгледано е взаимодействието на общата самооценка с шест личностни конструкта – психологичен тип, полово-ролеви ориентации, афективен баланс, психосоциална зрелост, проблемно поведение и субективна възраст.
 
Таир, Е. (2011). Лицата на щастието. Личностни, професионални и междукултурни различия в психичното благополучие. С., Емайви Консулт, 187 с.
[Tair, Е. (2011). The Faces of Happiness. Personality, Occupational and Cross-cultural differences in Psychological Well-being. S., MIV Сonsult, 187 pages] ISBN 978-954-2987-01-7.
В книгата са представени отделни изследователски подходи, чрез които авторът се опитва да опише субективните и професионалните измерения на психичното благополучие. В поредица от изследвания е разкрита опосредстващата роля на личността, както и въздействието на редица трудови и социални фактори. Проследени са междукултурните различия и благополучието, които са илюстрирани чрез сравнително изследване сред младежи от няколко страни. 
 
Божинова, Р., Таир, Е. (2011). Обективни и субективни измерения на медийната реалност. Психологични аспекти на медийните въздействия. С., Изд. БГ книга, 247 с.
[Bozhinova, R., Tair Е. (2011). Objective and Subjective Media Reality Dimensions. Psychological aspects of media influence. S., "Bulgarska Kniga" Press, 247 pages] ISBN 978-954-8628-20-4.
Монографията поставя в центъра на вниманието връзката медии – индивид. Анализирана е медийната среда и нейния потенциал за психологично въздействие. На базата на собствени емпирични изследвания, авторите илюстрират психологичния ефект на негативните медийни съдържания - на насилието в медиите, на информацията за бедствия, за негативни социални събития. Отделено е специално място на субективната представа на младите хора за реалността, формирана под влияние на медиите. Анализирано е индивидуалното възприемане на конкретни медийни съдържания. Разкрита е модериращата роля на личностни особености като търсене на преживявания, склонност към агресия, тревожност, оптимизъм, възрастови и полови особености.