The Collected Works of L. S. Vygotsky: Child Psychology

Hardcover | January 31, 1998

Translated byMarie J. HallEditorRobert W. Rieber, Robert W. Rieber

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Contains important writings on the development of human psychology from early childhood to adolescence, by a Russian researcher working in the early 20th century. Section I contains about half of the chapters from Vygotsky's book, "Pedology of the Adolescent", which was published during his lifetime. Section II consists of separate articles published after his death. Themes include the social and cognitive determinants of the transition from elementary psychobiological processes to conscious psychological phenomena, the integration of psychological phenomena in consciousness, and the nature of psychological inquiry. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Contains important writings on the development of human psychology from early childhood to adolescence, by a Russian researcher working in the early 20th century. Section I contains about half of the chapters from Vygotsky's book, "Pedology of the Adolescent", which was published during his lifetime. Section II consists of separate art...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:379 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.04 inPublished:January 31, 1998Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306457075

ISBN - 13:9780306457074

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Pedology of the Adolescent: Development of Interests at the Tarnsitional Age. Development of Thinking and Formation of Concepts in the Adolescent. Development of Higher Mental Functions During the Transitional Age. Imagination and Creativity in the Adolescent. Dynamics and Structure of the Adolescent's Personality. Problems of Child (Developmental) Psychology. The Problem of Age. Infancy. The Crisis of the First Year. Early Childhood. The Crisis at Age Three. The Crisis at Age Seven. Epilogue; D.B. Elkonin. Notes to the Russian Edition. Author Index. Subject Index.

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` Although the writings in this volume were composed over 60 years ago...everything we teach today in this area is here...the reader can appreciate how valuable and how modern are the insights presented...worthwhile."` Contemporary Psychology.