Human behavior and politics

Human behavior and politics

For citation:

Feldman O. Human behavior and politics. – Polis. Political Studies. 2013. No. 6. P. 26-37. (In Russ.)


Considered in the article is the influence of unconscious factors lying without the rational field, upon an individual’s taking a decision to realize a political action. The author stresses the meaningfulness of detailed study of individuals as political actors, of their spiritual constituents, as well as of the surroundings in which they exist. The reader’s attention is offered an approach applying psychology to study individuals and groups in the public sphere.

political psychology; individual; personality; identity; cognitive system; emotional system.

Content No. 6, 2013

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