forefather Vygotsky, gained numerous adherents worldwide and now is exercising a tremendous influence on research and practice in such fields as education, linguistics, communication, computer science and computer interface design, studies of work expertise, and many others.
Vygotsky, 'The Genesis of Higher Mental Functions', in J.V. Wertsch (ed.), The Concept of Activity in Soviet Psychology, Arnomk, NY: Sharpe, p.164, 1981.
Vygotsky, Mind in Society: The Development of Higher Psychological Processes, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, pp.85-6, 1978.
A.N. Leont'ev, Activity, Consciousness, and Personality, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1978.
V.V. Davydov, 'The Influence of L.S. Vygotsky on Education Theory, Research, and Practice', trans. S. Kerr, Educational Researcher, 24 (3), pp.12-21, 1995.
M. Cole and Y. Engestrom, 'A Cultural-Historical Interpretation of Distributed Cognition', in G. Salomon (ed.), Distributed Cognition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.
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Vygotsky's major writings
Thought and Language, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1999, 1934.
The Psychology of Art, Cambridge: MIT Press, 1971.
Mind in Society: The Development of Higher Psychological Processes, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1978.
The Collected Works of L.S. Vygotsky, New York: Plenum Press, 1987.
The Vygotsky Reader, Oxford: Blackwell, 1994.
Daniels, H., An Introduction to Vygotsky, London: Routledge, 1996.
Kozoulin, A., Vygotsky's Psychology: A Biography of Ideas, London: Harvester, 1990.
Wertsch, J. (ed.), Culture, Communication, and Cognition: Vygotskian Perspectives, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Yaroshevsky, M., Lev Vygotsky, Moscow: Progress, 1989.
JEAN PIAGET 1896-1980
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