Alexander Romanovich Luria: A Scientific Biography / Edition 1by Evgenia D. Homskaya, David E. Tupper
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 most comprehensive bibliography available anywhere of Luria's writings.
Table of ContentsEditor'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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