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By Michael Cole

Alexander Luria was once essentially the most influential psychologists of the twentieth century. His reliable autobiography was once written as a citizen of the Soviet Union, and whereas it offers a compelling tale of his lifelong devotion to constructing a entire concept of the organic and cultural foundations of human nature, it's conspicuous for the absence of data concerning the social context of his paintings and his own struggles to be an honest individual in indecent times.  
The present "dialogic autobiography" brings the power of Luria's rules again to existence. Michael Cole and Karl Levitin, either one of whom knew Luria good and feature written approximately his lifestyles and paintings, have written a delicately researched creation and epilogue to the unique autobiography. they supply readers, for the 1st time, with information regarding the social and private contexts of Luria's extraordinary achievements. Their account is supplemented through a DVD with recollections of best psychologists from worldwide who knew and labored with Luria. ultimately, Luria's existence and technology are introduced jointly in one volume.

The publication will entice psychologists, neuropsychologists, and different scientists drawn to Luria's lifestyles achievements.

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