1986'5, p.5
Matiushkin A. M.
Main tasks of psychological studies in the light of decisions of the XXVII-th Congress of the CPSU

Top priority tasks and goals as set before the Soviet psychology by decisions of the XXVII-th Congress of the Communist Party are listed and considered in some detail. Strategy of the psychological research must be centered around the necessity to find ways to apply psychological knowledge in the sphere of activization, development, and realization of the Human. Factor in all fields of practical and social activity, and thus to make a ponderable contribution to the acceleration of development of the socialist society. Specific organizational and purely scientific measures to be taken in order to achieve the above aim are outlined, and corresponding potential of particular branches of Soviet psychology are analyzed.