Alexander Romanovich Luria: A Scientific Biography / Edition 1

Alexander Romanovich Luria: A Scientific Biography / Edition 1

by Evgenia D. Homskaya, David E. Tupper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306464942

ISBN-13: 9780306464942

Pub. Date: 09/05/2007

Publisher: Springer US

Alexander Romanovitch Luria is widely recognized as one of the most prominent neuropsychologists of the twentieth century. This book - written by his long-standing colleague and published in Russian by Moscow University Press in 1992, fifteen years after his death - is the first serious volume from outside the Luria family devoted to his life and work and includes the

Overview

Alexander Romanovitch Luria is widely recognized as one of the most prominent neuropsychologists of the twentieth century. This book - written by his long-standing colleague and published in Russian by Moscow University Press in 1992, fifteen years after his death - is the first serious volume from outside the Luria family devoted to his life and work and includes the most comprehensive bibliography available anywhere of Luria's writings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306464942
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
09/05/2007
Series:
Plenum Series in Russian Neuropsychology
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword; D.E. Tupper. Preface to the English Edition. Introduction. 1. Childhood and Youth. 2. The Twenties. Luria's Acquaintance with L.S. Vygotsky and the Beginning of their Mutual Activity. 3. The Thirties. An Expedition to Central Asia and the Twin Study. 4. The Forties. World War II and the Rehabilitation Hospital; Neuropsychology in the Making. 5. The Fifties. Luria's Work in Defectology. 6. The Sixties. A Vast Research Program in Neuropsychology. 7. The Seventies. Creation of a Soviet Neuropsychological School. 8. Alexander Romanovich Luria and Psychological Science. Conclusion. References. Appendices.

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