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Aleksander Romanowicz Łuria: zarys naukowej biografii

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Alexander Romanovich Luria: a brief scientific biography
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Alexander Romanovich Luria is a person, who’s influence on the contemporary psychology is doubtless – literally each neuropsychological text contains some comments to his ideas. The range and novelty of his findings are widely known in Poland – at the same time there is not enough information about his private life, his career and factors or people that decided how his life looked like. The article is an attempt to present the main events of Luria’s life, the most important aspects of his theories and findings and all the backgrountd that made his one of the most important psychologists ever. It consists of the characteristics of Luria’s attitude to the science, descriptions of the main periods of his life and career, the most influantial publications and achievements. It’s aspiration is to give a brief portrait of Luria’s life that may be especially important for polish psychologists, who had waited a long time for such a publication.
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  • Wojewódzki Specjalistyczny Szpital im. Pirogowa w Łodzi Pirogow Regional Specjalist Hospital in Łódź
  • Cole, M., Levitin, K., Luria, A. (2005). The Autobiography of Alexander Luria: A Dialogue with the Making of Mind. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Homskaya, E.D. (2001). Alexander Romanovich Luria. A Scientific Biography. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.
  • Klimkowski, M. (2009). Lurija, Aleksandr Romanovic. W: Lexicon Grammaticorum. A bi-bibliographical companion to the history of linguistics. Tubingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag.
  • Łuria, A.R. (1932). The nature of human conflicts, or emotion, conflict and will. New York: Riveright.
  • Łuria, A.R. (1947). Traumaticheskaya Afasiya. Klinika, semantika i vosstanovitelnaya terapiye. Moscow: Akademiia Meditsinskikh Nauk SSSR.
  • Łuria, A.R. (1948). Vosstanovleniye funkstii mozga posle vvennoy travmi (ang. Functional Recovery From Military Brain Wounds). Moscow: Akademiia Meditsinskikh Nauk SSSR.
  • Łuria, A.R. (1969). Vischiye korkovoye functsii cheloveka i ikh narusheniye pri lokalnikh porazkeniyskh mozga. 2-e Izd. ( ang. Higher Cortical Functions in Man and Their Impairment Caused by Local Brain Damage. Wyd. 2). Moscow: Izd-vo. Mosk. Univ-ta.
  • Łuria, A.R. (1970). Mozg cheloveka y psykhicheskiye processi. Tom 2. (ang. Human brain and psycholgical processes. Neuropsychological Analysis of Conscious Activity). Moscow: Izd-vo. Akad. Pedagog. Nauk RSPSR.
  • Łuria, A.R. (1971). Poterjannyj i vozvrascennyj mir (ang. The man with the shattered world). Moscow: Izd-vo. Mosk. Univ-ta (polskie wydanie: Świat utracony i odzyskany. Warszawa 1976).
  • Łuria, A.R. (1973). Osnovy neiropsikhologii (ang. Foundations of neuropsychology). Moscow: Izd-vo. Mosk. Univ-ta (polskie wydanie: Podstawy neuropsychologii. Warszawa 1976).
  • Łuria, A.R. (1973). The working brain: An introduction to neuropsychology. New York: Basic Books.
  • Łuria, A.R. (1974). A.R. Luria. W: G. Lindzey (red.), A history of psychology in autobiography (vol. VI, s. 251-292). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
  • Łuria, A.R. (1974). Ob istoricheskom rozvitii poznavatelnikh processov. Experimentalnopsikhologicheskoye issledoveniye (ang. On the historical development of cognitive processes: An experimental-psychlogical investigation). Moscow: Nauka.
  • Łuria, A.R. (1975). Basic problems of neurolingwistics.The Hague: Mouton.
  • Łuria, A.R. (1976). The Neuropsychology of Memory. Washington, DC: V. H. Winston & Sons.
  • Łuria, A.R. (1976). Podstawy neuropsychologii. Warszawa: PWN.
  • Łuria, A.R. (1979). Jazyk i soznaniye (ang. Language and consciousness). Moscow: Izd- -vo. Mosk. Univ-ta.
  • Łuria, A.R. (1987). The Mind of a Mnemonist. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press (polskie wydanie: O pamięci, która nie miała granic. Warszawa 1972).
  • Łuria, A.R. (1979). The making of mind: A personal account of Soviet psychology. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • Łuria, A.R., Homskaya, E.D. (red.) (1966). Lobniye doli i reguliatsiya psikhichaskikh protsessov (ang. Frontal lobes and the regulation of psychological processes). Moscow: Izd-vo. Mosk. Univ-ta.
  • Nell, V. (2000). Cross-cultural neuropsychological assessment. Theory and practice. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
  • Solso, R.L. (1985). The citation of Soviet scholars by Western psychologists. American Psychologist, 40, 1264-1265.
  • Solso, R.L., Hoffman, C.A. (1991). Influence of Soviet scholars. American Psychologist, 46, 251-253.
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