Date of Birth: 03/01/1940
Place of birth: a. New Garitovo
Ivannikov Vyacheslav A., b. 1940 in Georgia (1.03) in a. New Garitovo Izberdeevskogo district Tambov region, psychologist. He graduated from the Department of Psychology of the Philosophy Faculty of Moscow State University. MV Lomonosov Moscow State University (1966), Doctor of Psychology (1989), Professor (1992), works as a professor of the Faculty of Psychology of Personality Psychology, Deputy. Dean of the Faculty of Psychology (1973-1983) and from 2000 to the present, a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Education (1992), Emeritus Professor of the Moscow State University (2005). From 1993 to 1997 - zamestitelPredsedatelya Scientific and Methodological Council on the psychology of the Committee on Higher Education, the executive secretary of the Coordinating Council on the psychology of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation (since 1997), Deputy. Chairman of the Board on the psychology of teaching and methodical association (EMA), the head of the presidential program "Children of Russia" (1995), head of the program "Children of Chernobyl" (1992), "Orphans" (since 1995); co-director of the Russian-Dutch program "Children at risk" (1993). Author of the concept of medical-social, psychological and educational assistance to children and social work concept.
Areas of research: general psychology and personality psychology. Thesis: "Presetting for action and its relationship with the probabilistic forecast" (1969). In the experimental study of the role of forecasting events in the organization of the subject`s behavior in a situation of uncertainty. Subject doctoral dissertation: "Psychological mechanisms of volitional regulation" (1989). VA Ivannikova developed a new understanding of the needs as vital tasks that characterize relations in the system "organism, subject, personality - environment"; Motivation is seen as a special internal act of creating a call to action; deliberately changing the meaning of action serves as a psychological mechanism of volitional regulation, as well as a very strong-willed regulation of personal level of arbitrary regulation.
VA Ivannikova prepared 11 candidates of sciences, published 80 scientific works, including monographs:
Probabilistic Forecasting and presetting the movement. - M., 1978;
Psychological mechanisms of volitional regulation. - M., 1991. (1998).