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Alexander Luria (1264)

Interests
Clinical neuropsychology, clinical psychology, experimental psychology, physiological and comparative psychology
Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
Russian
Born
1902, Kazan, Russia
Died
1977, Moscow, Russia
Short Biography
Alexander Romanovich Luria (Russian: Алекса́ндр Рома́нович Лу́рия; 16 July 1902 – 14 August 1977) was a Soviet neuropsychologist and developmental psychologist. He was one of the founders of Cultural-Historical Psychology, and a leader of the Vygotsky ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Dr Pedagogical Sciences (Psychology) Moscow University, 1936
  • Dr Medical Sciences Moscow University, 1943
Appointments & Honors
  • Head, Department of Neuropsychology, Moscow State University, 1945-77
  • Hon. Doc., University of Leicester, 1968, University of Nijmegen, 1969, University of Lublin, 1973, Brussels University, 1975, University of Tampere, 1975
  • Vice-President, International Union of Psychological Sciences, 1969-72
  • Editorial Board, Voprosy Psikhologie, Neuropsychology, Cortex, Cognition
Principal Publications
  • 1958 Brain disorder and language analysis. Language and Speech, 1, 14-34.
  • 1961 The Role of Speech in the Regulation of Normal and Abnormal Behaviour. Pergamon.
  • 1963 Restoration of Function After Brain Injury. Macmillan.
  • 1963 Disturbance in the regulative role of speech. In S. M. Warren and K. Akert (eds), The Frontal Granular Cortex and Behavior. McGraw-Hill (with E. Homskaya).
  • 1965 Two kinds of motor preservation in massive injury of the frontal lobes. Brain, 88, 1-10.
  • 1966 Higher Cortical Function in Man. Basic Books.
  • 1968 The Mind ofa Mnemonist. Basic Books.
  • 1969 Frontal lobe syndromes. In P. S. Vinken and G. W. Bruyn (eds), Handbook of Clinical Neurology, vol. 2. North-Holland.
  • 1970 Traumatic Aphasia. Mouton.
  • 1970 The functional organization of the brain. Scientific American, 222, 66-78.
  • 1971 Memory disturbances in local brain lesions. Neuropsychologia, 9, 367-76.
  • 1972 Aphasia reconsidered. Cortex, 8, 34-40.
  • 1972 The Man with a Shattered World. Basic Books.
  • 1973 The Working Brain. Penguin.
  • 1973 Towards the mechanisms of naming disturbances. Neuropsychologia, 11, 417-21.
  • 1977 A modern assessment of the basic forms of aphasia. Brain and Language, 129-51 (with J. T. Hutton).