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I.B. Khanina. Professional universe of a medical college professor

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PhD in Psychology
The Associate Professor of
Cathedra of Pedagogy and Medicine Psychology

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

The author analyzes relationships between «image of the world» (A.N. Leontiev) & «invariant image of the world» (A.A. Leontiev) concepts. It is argued that professional activity serves as a bases for distinguishing of invariant images of the world. The concept of professional world is introduced as the professional dimension of a person’s life world; also it’s structural components are distinguished.

Key words: image of the world, invariant image of the world, professional world, person’s life world, structural components


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