NEW FORMS OF ADAPTATION: BETWEEN OPENNESS AND CLOSENESS TOWARD MIGRATIONS AND SPATIAL MOVEMENTS
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The article presents psychological problems of adaptation concerning spatial movements and migrations from the perspective of attitude, personality trait and developmental characteristic of the individual. There is assumed that in the new civilizational context individuals develop new forms of adaptations, which focusing in a specific developmental life-span period named 'emerging adulthood'. It is characterized by functional indecisiveness as well as unique openness toward new life experiences. In the article are discussed some empirical data due to locus of causality of psychological openness among young Poles, as well as characteristic proactive behaviors undertaken by them during the process of overcoming developmental indecisiveness.
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