When everything new is well-forgotten old: Vygotsky/Luria insights in the development of executive functions.

@article{Bodrova2011WhenEN,
  title={When everything new is well-forgotten old: Vygotsky/Luria insights in the development of executive functions.},
  author={Elena Vladimirovna Bodrova and Deborah J. Leong and Tatiana V Akhutina},
  journal={New directions for child and adolescent development},
  year={2011},
  volume={2011 133},
  pages={
          11-28
        }
}
The concept of "extra-cortical organization of higher mental functions" proposed by Lev Vygotsky and expanded by Alexander Luria extends cultural-historical psychology regarding the interplay of natural and cultural factors in the development of the human mind. Using the example of self-regulation, the authors explore the evolution of this idea from its origins to recent findings on the neuropsychological trajectories of the development of executive functions. Empirical data derived from the… CONTINUE READING

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