Elena Sheina

Position

Senior Researcher

Education and Degrees

1998 – Honors Degree in Psychology (Moscow State University of Psychology and Education)

Further training

2020 – Mathematical methods in psychology and pedagogy

2017 – Reading as a resource for the child’s social and psychological development

Research interests

Children’s play, games and toys, preschool childhood, children’s subculture.

Language Proficiency

English

Disciplines and courses taught:

  • Rules in play
  • Educational board games
  • Designing programs and technologies for psychological and pedagogical support in education and social sphere.
  • Language Proficiency
  • English (advanced)

Key publications in English

  1. The developmental potential of toys and games. Smirnova E., Sheina E., Ryabkova I.  The Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play / Ed. By Tina Bruce, Pentti Hakkarainen and Milda Bredikyte. 2018. P. 305 – 312.
  2. Characteristics of pretend role play. Smirnova E., Sheina E., Ryabkova I.  The Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play / Ed. By Tina Bruce, Pentti Hakkarainen and Milda Bredikyte. 2017. P. 87 – 96.

Key publications in Russian (abstracts in English):

  1. Age Specifics of Role-Playing with Play Tools in Preschool Children. Ryabkova I.A., Smirnova E.O., Sheina E.G. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2019. Vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 5–15. doi:10.17759/pse.2019240501. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)
  2. Age Specifics of Preschoolers’ Role Play in Open Object Environment. Ryabkova I.A., Smirnova E.O., Sheina E.G. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2018. Vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 75–84. doi:10.17759/pse.2018230607. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)
  3. Toy as a conditional object. Ryabkova I.A., Sheina E.G. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2018. Vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 75–81. doi:10.17759/jmfp.2018070408. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)
  4. Smirnova E.O., Abdulaeva E.A., Sokolova M.V., Sheina E.G., Ryabkova I.A. Developing subject-spatial environment in kindergarten: a methodological guide. Moscow: Russian word. 2018.112 p.
  5. Smirnova E.O., Abdulaeva E.A., Kremleva A.Yu., Ulyanova I.V., Sheina E.G. Games and toys for your child: a methodological guide. Moscow: Russian word. 2018.112 p.
  6. The Children’s Playground in the Context of Cultural-Historical Psychology. Smirnova E.O., Kotliar I.A., Sokolova M.V., Sheina E.G. Kul’turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya = Cultural-Historical Psychology, 2016. Vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 269–279. doi:10.17759/chp.2016120316.
  7. Parents’ attitude to use of digital technology by young children Smirnova E.O., Smirnova S.Y. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2019. Vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 79–87. doi:10.17759/jmfp.2019080408. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)
  8. Parents’ attitude to use of digital technology by young children Smirnova E.O., Smirnova S.Y. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2019. Vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 79–87. doi:10.17759/jmfp.2019080408. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)
  9. Risk and safety problem of game environment in studies of foreign psychologies Sheina E.G. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2016. Vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 16–23. doi:10.17759/jmfp.2016050102. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)
  10. SPIN РИНЦ: 1421-1580

Web of Science ResearcherID X-5884-2018

Scopus AuthorID: 23976622400

PsyJournals profile: https://psyjournals.ru/en/authors/a15104.shtml

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