American University of Central Asia - AUCA - PSYCHOLOGICAL LABORATORY


Psychological Laboratory

n.a. A.A. Brudny


The Psychological Laboratory is a scientific/academic subdivision of the Psychology Department at AUCA. The center was founded in 2004 as the Psychology Laboratory. Students and teachers are actively involved in activities of the center. The mission of the center is the promotion of education in the sphere of psychology and the development of experimental methods to build the capacity of specialists in psychology.


Major current research areas of Laboratory include: Social Justice Belief (cross-cultural research), Moral Development, Crisis Resolution, Educational Psychology and Disability.


The staff of the center regularly participate in scientific conferences. Publications include the CD-ROM Man and Society, which was supported and recorded with grant support from the Soros Foundation-Kyrgyzstan. This CD-Rom is available upon request.


Theoretical research history from 2004:

Signs as connecting tissue (stroma) of society

Communication as socio-psychological phenomenon

Understanding as an object of psychological research.


Applied research history:



Cross-cultural research

Business as a form of communication

Mass-Media and advertising


Mechanism of a dissemination


Text Understanding



Center for Innovative Methods in Education

Bureau of Study Council

Kyrgyz National Academy of Science

Moscow State University

Columbia University

Erevan State University


Support provided for different projects:

Soros Foundation - Kyrgyzstan

F. Ebert Stiftung

Aitmatov Foundation

Foundation for Educational Initiatives




"Review of Psychological Laboratory 2008-2011":











The electronic version of the issue can be downloaded here.


In 2011 Psychological Laboratory of AUCA published the most significant and interesting works of its student fellows and affiliated department faculty as the Review of Psychological Laboratory 2008-2011. Aron Abramovich Brudny edited the publication as the recent review of the brightest theoretical achievements and summary of the essential directions of research at the Laboratory. This issue was presented by A.A. Brydny as the first issues of the future journal which will be published by CPR.



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