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Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century
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Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Anne-Lise Christensen, Elkhonon Goldberg, and Dmitri Bougakov

Abstract

Alexandr Romanovich Luria was one of the foremost neuropsychologists of the 20th Century and the field of neuropsychology was created, in large part, due to his research on patients with brain lesions during the Second World War. Throughout his career, his insights on thought processes and aphasias inspired and challenged the discipline and his students. Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century is a collection of essays by leading neuropsychologists and cognitive neuroscientists to honor Alexandr Romanovich Luria and to highlight the enduring impact of his legacy on cognitive neuroscience, clinical ... More

Keywords: Luria, neuropsychology, Russian, Vygotsky, cognition, brain, injury

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195176704
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176704.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anne-Lise Christensen, editor
Copenhagen University

Elkhonon Goldberg, editor

Dmitri Bougakov, editor

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