Akhutina, Tatyana V.
Publications by Akhutina, Tatyana V.
Akhutina T.V., Pylaeva N.M. (2011). L.Vygotsky, A.Luria and Developmental Neuropsychology. Psychology in Russia: State of the Art, 4, 155-175
This article is devoted to Lev Vygotsky’s and Alexander Luria’s contribution to the theory and methods of neuropsychology, and particularly, developmental neuropsychology. The first part of the article covers the principle foundations of neuropsychology as elaborated by Vygotsky and Luria. The goal of the second part is to show what interpretation of learning disabilities can be derived from it.
Themes: Neuropsychology / Developmental psychology / Theories and approaches
Keywords: neuropsychology, cultural-historical psychology, higher mental functions.