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  1. Lev Vygotsky's ideas in family group logopsychotherapy

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    Karpova, Nataliya L

    2014-01-01

      According to Lev Vygotsky's theory, every bodily deficiency not only changes a person's attitude to the world but also entails social consequences, which makes its social and psychological rehabilitation so important...

  2. An Overview of the Life, Central Concepts, Including Classroom Applications of Lev Vygotsky

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    Costley, Kevin C.

    2012-01-01

    Lev Vygotsky is no doubt one of the leading educational theorists in history. His theories have been used to guide teaching and learning in public school classrooms for over a century. Vygotsky was considered to be one of the most creative psychologists of the twentieth century. This article covers a brief accounting of his birth, life…

  3. Lev Seminovich Vygotski: Biography of a genius

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    Tamara P. Borovica

    2012-01-01

    In this paper, from the point of interpretative paradigm, we are analysing the biography of a significant scientists of the 20th century Lev Semionovich Vygotsky. Vygotski’s life story is equally significant as his scientific research, so as in his cultural-historical theory denoting the most significant social and historical moments in the period he lived in. Apart from the crisis of psychology foundation, which in the end of the 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th century, shakes ...

  4. Chasing Vygotsky's Dogs: Retrieving Lev Vygotsky's Philosophy for a Workers' Paradise

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    McQueen, Kelvin

    2010-01-01

    In an article published in 1930, Lev Vygotsky refers explicitly to the seventeenth century Dutch philosopher Benedictus de Spinoza. From a close reading of Vygotsky's remarkable piece, "The socialist transformation of man," the extraordinary parallels in the lives and philosophies of Vygotsky and Spinoza are revealed. Then the strengths and…

  5. Chasing Vygotsky's Dogs: Retrieving Lev Vygotsky's Philosophy for a Workers' Paradise

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    McQueen, Kelvin

    2010-01-01

    In an article published in 1930, Lev Vygotsky refers explicitly to the seventeenth century Dutch philosopher Benedictus de Spinoza. From a close reading of Vygotsky's remarkable piece, "The socialist transformation of man," the extraordinary parallels in the lives and philosophies of Vygotsky and Spinoza are revealed. Then the strengths and…

  6. Introductory Note to "Contemporary Psychology and Art: Toward a Debate" by Lev S. Vygotsky

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    Frois, Joao Pedro

    2011-01-01

    In this article is presented the first translation into English of Lev Vygotsky's text entitled "Contemporary Psychology and Art: Toward a Debate." This text was published in the influential monthly journal Sovietskoe Iskusstvo (Soviet Art) in 1927-1928. Therefore, the translated text presents some of the Vygotsky's seminal thought on aesthetics…

  7. A Biographic Comparison Tracing the Origin of Their Ideas of Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky.

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    Pass, Susan

    This paper compares the early life, background, and education of Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky. It makes the case that an adaptation of the curve developed by C. Quigley can be used to trace the motivations of both Piaget and Vygotsky in creating their respective theories. The analysis also reveals the adversity that each man faced. Although they…

  8. Introductory Note to "Contemporary Psychology and Art: Toward a Debate" by Lev S. Vygotsky

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    Frois, Joao Pedro

    2011-01-01

    In this article is presented the first translation into English of Lev Vygotsky's text entitled "Contemporary Psychology and Art: Toward a Debate." This text was published in the influential monthly journal Sovietskoe Iskusstvo (Soviet Art) in 1927-1928. Therefore, the translated text presents some of the Vygotsky's seminal thought on aesthetics…

  9. A Biographic Comparison Tracing the Similarities in the Lives of Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky.

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    Pass, Susan

    This paper focuses on similarities in the lives of Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky to enlighten study of their pedagogies and to provide some information for current classroom techniques. Neither man had a great deal to say about his early life, although Piaget published an autobiography. A number of primary sources were used to construct the…

  10. Of Cabbages and Kings: Concepts and Inferences Curiously Attributed to Lev Vygotsky (Commentary on Mcvee, Dunsmore, and Gavelek, 2005)

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    Gredler, Margaret E.

    2007-01-01

    A major problem in understanding a new theory is that rapid gains in popularity are accompanied by misconceptions and distortions (Valsiner, 1988). A developmental theorist, Lev Vygotsky, has rapidly become a much repeated name at all levels of educational psychology: theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical. And once again, inexplicable…

  11. Implications of John Dewey's and Lev Vygotsky's Theoretical Frameworks for the Teaching and Learning of 10th Grade Geometric Proofs.

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    Vavilis, Bob

    The life work of both John Dewey and Lev Vygotsky and the implications for pedagogy that each of the theorist's work has generated is well known in the field of education. However, it is seldom that the theorists' works are juxtaposed for pedagogical considerations for specific subject matter. This is for at least three reasons: first, Dewey, of…

  12. A man of his country and his time: Jewish influences on Lev Semionovich Vygotsky's world view.

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    Kotik-Friedgut, Bella; Friedgut, Theodore H

    2008-02-01

    Lev Semionovich Vygotsky created the cultural-historical school of psychology, yet all too few of those writing about his work take into account the family, education, and cultural tradition from which he came. The authors contend that the Jewish nature of these elements was of some importance in forming his personality and his consciousness. The 1st part of the article traces his early upbringing, describes the Jewishness of his environment, notes 3 instances in which his "otherness" was imprinted on his consciousness, and points to the sources of his determination to forge a harmonious synthesis with his environment. The 2nd part examines his writings, both earlier journalistic and mature psychological, and points to evidence of the influence of his Jewish upbringing and environment on his work.

  13. Vygotsky on Education Primer. Peter Lang Primer. Volume 30

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    Lake, Robert

    2012-01-01

    The "Vygotsky on Education Primer" serves as an introduction to the life and work of the Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky. Even though he died almost eighty years ago, his life's work remains both relevant and significant to the field of education today. This book examines Vygotsky's emphasis on the role of cultural and historical context in…

  14. Vygotsky on Education Primer. Peter Lang Primer. Volume 30

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    Lake, Robert

    2012-01-01

    The "Vygotsky on Education Primer" serves as an introduction to the life and work of the Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky. Even though he died almost eighty years ago, his life's work remains both relevant and significant to the field of education today. This book examines Vygotsky's emphasis on the role of cultural and historical context in…

  15. Nonclassical and Postnonclassical epistemology in Lev Vygotsky's cultural-historical approach to clinical psychology

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    Zinchenko Yury P; Pervichko, Elena I

    2013-01-01

    .... Vygotsky's cultural-historical concept within the field of clinical psychology. We prove potency in application of contemporary philosophical concepts, which help distinguish between the types of scientific rationality...

  16. Vygotsky and Writing: Reflections from a Distant Discipline.

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    Cole, Michael

    For a specialist from the communication discipline, studying with Alexander Luria, who had been a colleague of Lev Vygotsky in the l920's, provided insights into the Soviet psychologist's ideas about mediation and mind and how writing fits into those ideas. According to Luria, Vygotsky was a methodologist who worried about what kinds of methods…

  17. Vygotsky's Methodological Contribution to Sociocultural Theory.

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    Mahn, Holbrook

    1999-01-01

    This article introduces major contributions of educational psychologist, Lev S. Vygotsky, through examination of his dialectical methodological approach. Topics discussed include semiotic mediation, social sources of development, verbal thinking, concept formation, spontaneous and scientific concepts, the zone of proximal development, and higher…

  18. Theoretical Concerns: Vygotsky on Imagination Development

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    Gajdamaschko, Natalia

    2006-01-01

    Lev Vygotsky (1986-1934) was an educational theorist and psychologist of extraordinarily wide knowledge whose major writings deal with the entire learning-teaching-development experience. Despite a wide-ranging interest in Vygotskian theory, the issue of imagination remains outside of the main line of general inquiries into his work. Thus, there…

  19. Vygotsky and Problems of Special Education.

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    Vygodskaya, Gita L.

    1999-01-01

    This article reviews the life of the educational psychologist, Lev S. Vygotsky, as it affected the development of his ideas about the education of children with disabilities. These ideas include the necessity of considering not only the primary disability but also the secondary, tertiary and subsequent strata affecting the student's learning. (DB)

  20. A formação do indivíduo nas relações sociais: contribuições teóricas de Lev Vigotski e Pierre Janet The formation of the individual in social relations: theoretical contributions of Lev Vygotsky and Pierre Janet

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    Maria Cecília Rafael de Góes

    2000-01-01

    ... aberto.This paper examines the Manuscript "Concrete Human Psychology", by Lev Vygotsky, with the purpose of highlighting the vigour of the author's arguments about the fundamental role of social relations...

  1. Vygotsky on Imagination: Why an Understanding of the Imagination Is an Important Issue for Schoolteachers

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    Gajdamaschko, Natalia

    2005-01-01

    Lev Vygotsky was an educational theorist and psychologist of extraordinarily wide knowledge whose major writings deal with the entire learning-teaching-development enterprise. Despite wide-ranging interests towards Vygotskian theory, the issue of imagination remains outside of the main line of the general inquiries. Thus there is a gap in that…

  2. To Moscow with love: partial reconstruction of Vygotsky's trip to London.

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    van der Veer, René; Zavershneva, Ekaterina

    2011-12-01

    The Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky (1896-1934) left the Soviet Union only once to attend a conference on the education of the deaf in London. So far almost nothing was known about this trip, which took place in a period when Vygotsky was still completely unknown as a psychologist, both inside his own country and abroad. Making use of a newly discovered notebook, it proved possible to partially reconstruct Vygotsky's journey and stay in London. Vygotsky's very personal remarks show him to have been a very sensitive and spirited man, who was prey to strong emotions during the conference and afterwards. Rather surprisingly, Vygotsky's own paper about the education of the deaf was never presented during the conference and the stay in London appears to have had a limited value for his own scientific development.

  3. Vygotsky circle as a personal network of scholars: restoring connections between people and ideas.

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    Yasnitsky, Anton

    2011-12-01

    The name of Lev Vygotsky (1896-1934) is well-known among contemporary psychologists and educators. The cult of Vygotsky, also known as "Vygotsky boom", is probably conducive to continuous reinterpretation and wide dissemination of his ideas, but hardly beneficial for their understanding as an integrative theory of human cultural and biosocial development. Two problems are particularly notable. These are, first, numerous gaps and age-old biases and misconceptions in the historiography of Soviet psychology, and, second, the tendency to overly focus on the figure of Vygotsky to the neglect of the scientific activities of a number of other protagonists of the history of cultural-historical psychology. This study addresses these two problems and reconstructs the history and group dynamics within the dense network of Vygotsky's collaborators and associates, and overviews their research, which is instrumental in understanding Vygotsky's integrative theory in its entirety as a complex of interdependent ideas, methods, and practices.

  4. Implications in the Theories of Lev Vygotsky, Jean Piaget, George Kelly and Erik Erikson for the Assessment of Instruction in College Reading.

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    Chaplin, Miriam Thomas

    The interpretation a mature reader gleans from written language is a reflection of his linguistic, cognitive, emotional, and experiential level. In providing adequate instruction, therefore, instructors must be knowledgeable about the developmental sequences characteristic of each of these domains. The theories of L.S. Vygotsky, George Kelly, Jean…

  5. Vygotsky's Psychology: A Biography of Ideas.

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    Kozulin, Alex

    Noting that the previous two decades have seen Lev Vygotsky's psychology become highly influential while the psychology of other theoretical giants has faded, this book provides a major intellectual biography about Vygotsky's theories and their relationship to twentieth-century Russian and Western intellectual culture. The book traces Vygotsky's…

  6. A formação do indivíduo nas relações sociais: contribuições teóricas de Lev Vigotski e Pierre Janet The formation of the individual in social relations: theoretical contributions of Lev Vygotsky and Pierre Janet

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    Maria Cecília Rafael de Góes

    2000-07-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho examina o Manuscrito "Psicologia Humana Concreta", de Lev Vigotski, com o propósito de assinalar o vigor dos argumentos do autor sobre o papel fundante das relações sociais na formação do indivíduo. O foco é posto nas passagens do texto que são mais pertinentes à construção recíproca do "eu" e do "outro". Na abordagem desse tema, são exploradas algumas proposições de Pierre Janet, já que ele é uma das importantes referências que Vigotski inclui no Manuscrito. Em seguida, as contribuições desses teóricos são ilustradas através de análises de um estudo de elaborações sobre o eu e o outro, no jogo imaginário em crianças. Finalmente, são destacadas as perspectivas profícuas que o Manuscrito oferece para a investigação atual, bem como as complexas questões que ele deixa em aberto.This paper examines the Manuscript "Concrete Human Psychology", by Lev Vygotsky, with the purpose of highlighting the vigour of the author's arguments about the fundamental role of social relations in the individual formation. The focus lies on passages of the text which are more pertinent to the reciprocal construction of the "self" and the "other". In the approach to this theme, some propositions of Pierre Janet are explored, since he is one of the most important references (the Vygotsky includes in the Manuscript. Next, the contributions of these self and the other, in the imaginary play of children. Finally, the proficuous perspectives for investigation offered by the Manuscript are remarked, as well as the complex issues that it leaves unclosed.

  7. Lev Semenovich Vygotsky (1896-1924): an introduction to the historico-cultural psychology and the development of the higher psychological processes.

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    Derouesné, Christian

    2017-09-01

    In the 1930's LS Vygotsky developed an original conception of the psychology and the development of the higher psychological processes, which stands up the current theories in Russia and the West. He layed the bases for the study of the higher mental processes and their relationship with the brain functioning, which will be later on developped by AR Luria. After a brief historical notice, this paper will specify the relationships between Vygoski and Marx's and Engels's philosophy, the Soviet power and the works of Freud and Piaget.

  8. L.S. Vygotsky in the 21st century

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    Ardila Alfredo

    2016-01-01

      Although Lev Vygotsky's interpretation of human cognition was proposed almost one century ago, new scientific and technological advances have significantly supported many of his ideas and hypotheses...

  9. Vygotsky's Developmental and Educational Psychology

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    Langford, Peter E.

    2005-01-01

    Vygotsky is widely considered one of the most significant and influential psychologists of the twentieth century. Nevertheless, true appreciation of his theories has been hindered by a lack of understanding of the background to his thought. "Vygotsky's Developmental and Educational Psychology" aims to demonstrate how we can come to a new and…

  10. Vygotsky's Developmental and Educational Psychology

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    Langford, Peter E.

    2005-01-01

    Vygotsky is widely considered one of the most significant and influential psychologists of the twentieth century. Nevertheless, true appreciation of his theories has been hindered by a lack of understanding of the background to his thought. "Vygotsky's Developmental and Educational Psychology" aims to demonstrate how we can come to a new and…

  11. Tolstoy, Vygotsky, and the Making of Meaning.

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    Berthoff, Ann E.

    1978-01-01

    Leo Tolstoy and Lev Vygotsky, like Sylvia Ashton-Warner, Maria Montessori, and Paulo Freire, base their educational philosophies on the heuristic power of language, the form-finding, and form-creating powers of the human mind. (DD)

  12. Revisiting Vygotsky and Gardner: Realizing Human Potential

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    Beliavsky, Ninah

    2006-01-01

    In this article, the author discusses her views on philosophies and theories by Lev Semenovich Vygotsky and Howard Gardner. Here, she argues that Vygotsky's ideas should be viewed through the prism of Gardner's theory of Multiple Intelligences, and that the combination of these concepts can shed new light on education--on teaching and learning.…

  13. L. Vygotsky, A. Luria and developmental neuropsychology

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    Tatyana V. Akhutina; Nataly M. Pylaeva

    2011-01-01

    This article is devoted to Lev Vygotsky's and Alexander Luria's contribution to the theory and methods of neuropsychology, and particularly, developmental neuropsychology. The first part of the article covers the principle foundations of neuropsychology as elaborated by Vygotsky and Luria. The goal of the second part is to show what interpretation of learning disabilities can be derived from it.

  14. L. Vygotsky, A. Luria and developmental neuropsychology

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    Tatyana V. Akhutina; Nataly M. Pylaeva

    2011-01-01

    This article is devoted to Lev Vygotsky's and Alexander Luria's contribution to the theory and methods of neuropsychology, and particularly, developmental neuropsychology. The first part of the article covers the principle foundations of neuropsychology as elaborated by Vygotsky and Luria. The goal of the second part is to show what interpretation of learning disabilities can be derived from it.

  15. Vygotsky's Legacy: A Foundation for Research and Practice

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    Gredler, Margaret E.; Shields, Carolyn Claytor

    2007-01-01

    Most educators are familiar with Lev Vygotsky's concept of the "zone of proximal development," yet the bulk of Vygotsky's pioneering theory of cognitive development largely remains unknown. This volume provides a systematic, authoritative overview of Vygotsky's work and its implications for educational research and practice. Major topics include…

  16. L.Vygotsky, A.Luria and Developmental Neuropsychology

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    Tatyana V. Akhutina

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available This article is devoted to Lev Vygotsky's and Alexander Luria's contribution to the theory and methods of neuropsychology, and particularly, developmental neuropsychology. The first part of the article covers the principle foundations of neuropsychology as elaborated by Vygotsky and Luria. The goal of the second part is to show what interpretation of learning disabilities can be derived from it.

  17. Durkheim, Vygotsky e o currículo do futuro Durkheim, Vigotsky and the curriculum

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    Michael F. D. Young

    2002-11-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo reporta-se às bases epistemológicas do currículo do futuro. Inicia examinando os debates em curso sobre o impacto das mudanças curriculares na economia global. A parte principal do texto refere-se à explicação e comparação de duas teorias sociais do conhecimento - a de Emile Durkheim e a do psicólogo russo Lev Vygotsky, focalizando particularmente a questão das origens do conhecimento e a relação entre o conhecimento cotidiano e o conhecimento teórico. O autor argumenta que a abordagem genético-histórica adotada por Vygotsky precisa ser combinada com a ênfase durkheimiana na realidade social do conhecimento. Finalmente, conclui com algumas observações acerca das implicações da comparação para a teoria de currículo contemporânea.This article is concerned with the epistemological basics of the curriculum of the future. It begins by examining current debates on the impact on the curriculum of changes in the global economy. The major part of the paper is concerned with an explication and comparison of two social theories of knowledge - those of Emile Durkheim and the Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky, with a particular focus on the concern with the origins of knowledge and the relationship between everyday and theoretical knowledge. It argues that the genetic/historical approach adopted by Vygotsky needs to be combined with Durkheim's focus on the social reality of knowledge itself. It concludes with some observations on the implications of the comparison for contemporary curriculum theory.

  18. Vygotsky's and Buber's Pedagogical Perspectives: Some Affinities

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    Bartholo, Roberto; Tunes, Elizabeth; Tacca, Maria Carmen Villela Rosa

    2010-01-01

    The purpose of this paper is to examine the dialogical and creative character of pedagogic work by analyzing the affinities between Martin Buber's "I-Thou relation" and Lev Semenovich Vygotsky's "Zone of Proximal Development". Backed up by empirical studies on the teacher-student relation, we understand that education can only result in students'…

  19. Vygotsky and Piaget: Scientific concepts.

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    Alves P.F.

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available Jean Piaget’s so-called biological perspective is often paired with the viewpoint of Lev Vygotsky when we speak of learning in humans. Both authors acknowledged the active role of children in the construction of knowledge. However, they differ in that, unlike Piaget, Vygotsky believed that the assimilation of new information does not have to wait for an appropriate level of development but must, on the contrary, produce that development through instruction; thus, cooperation between teacher and student promotes the development of higher psychological functions. The present research presents proof that school instruction is instrumental in this process. Samples of adults who had acquired distinct levels of schooling (from illiterates to university students are differentiated experimentally through the use of four Piagetian cognitive problem-solving tasks created for adolescents and adults. The present research suggests that instructional level is the distinctive factor in the development of those problem-solving capacities that implicate higher psychological functions.

  20. Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory in the Context of Globalization

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    Marginson, Simon; Dang, Thi Kim Anh

    2017-01-01

    The article reviews the social-educational theorization of the early Soviet psychologist L. S. Vygotsky (1896-1934) in the light of the impact of communicative globalization in educational practice. Vygotsky proposed four "genetic domains" for investigating higher cognitive processes: the phylogenetic (humans undergoing natural…

  1. Demystifying Mag-Lev.

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    Ruiz, Ernest; And Others

    1991-01-01

    Presented are classroom activities in which students explore the potential use of magnetic levitation for transportation purposes. The advantages of using a MagLev transportation system instead of conventional trains are discussed. Directions for designing and building a MagLev track and circuit are provided. (KR)

  2. Before the "boom": Readings and uses of Vygotsky in Argentina (1935-1974).

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    García, Luciano Nicolás

    2016-11-01

    This article analyzes, from the standpoint of reception studies and transnational history, the different ways Lev S. Vygotsky's published work in Spanish, English, and Russian was read, discussed, and used in Argentina from 1935 to 1974. This "early" reception primarily involved 2 groups: writers affiliated with the Argentine Communist Party, and individuals without political affiliations who engaged in discussion with Communists. The article argues that Communism, as a cultural tradition and political organization, played a key role in the reception and diffusion of Vygotsky's work. The ideas of the Soviet psychologist were applied in 3 different areas: the psychophysiological theorizing of consciousness, the diagnosis and treatment of dyslexia, and the study of psychiatric phenomena. This article partially reconstructs the circulation of Soviet psychology in Argentina in order to provide a critical approach regarding the inclusion of certain figures in the psychological canon, the methods by which these authors have been researched in the past, the means that enable the circulation of psychological knowledge, and the ways in which the political and intellectual milieu of reception define the productivity and relevance of an author. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved).

  3. Does No One Read Vygotsky's Words? Commentary on Glassman

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    Gredler, Margaret; Shields, Carol

    2004-01-01

    In the May 2001 issue of "Educational Researcher," Michael Glassman proposed several commonalities in the thinking of John Dewey and Lev Vygotsky. However, in addition to general problems in the article (misstatements about scholars' writings and a reliance on unsupported inferences), the discussion misconstrues major concepts and topics addressed…

  4. "Vygotsky's Neglected Legacy": Cultural-Historical Activity Theory

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    Roth, Wolff-Michael; Lee, Yew-Jin

    2007-01-01

    The authors describe an evolving theoretical framework that has been called one of the best kept secrets of academia: cultural-historical activity theory, the result of proposals Lev Vygotsky first articulated but that his students and followers substantially developed to constitute much expanded forms in its second and third generations. Besides…

  5. A European Teaching Model: From Vygotsky to Socrates via Piaget.

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    Frangos, Christos

    This paper presents a new European teaching model based on ideas and methods of Socrates, Jean Piaget, and Lev S. Vygotsky. The starting point for this new model was the use of Socrates' dialectical method in teaching 906 primary and secondary school students the reduplication of a square. Results of this exercise were compared with Piaget's and…

  6. "Vygotsky's Neglected Legacy": Cultural-Historical Activity Theory

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    Roth, Wolff-Michael; Lee, Yew-Jin

    2007-01-01

    The authors describe an evolving theoretical framework that has been called one of the best kept secrets of academia: cultural-historical activity theory, the result of proposals Lev Vygotsky first articulated but that his students and followers substantially developed to constitute much expanded forms in its second and third generations. Besides…

  7. Vygotsky and the Social Dynamics of Classrooms

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    Smagorinsky, Peter

    2007-01-01

    Stressing the importance of Lev S. Vygostky's ideas about teaching and learning, Peter Smagorinsky challenges readers to form their own interpretations of the Russian psychologist's work. He highlights three points with implications for secondary school English teachers working to "cultivate a literate citizenry."

  8. Is Vygotsky Relevant? Vygotsky's Marxist Psychology

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    Packer, Martin J.

    2008-01-01

    This article explores the connections between Vygotsky's psychology and Marxism, arguing that his was a "Marxist psychology" in its "historical foundation": a specific conception of history. This conception of history is evident in Vygotsky's analysis and diagnosis of the crisis in psychology. The creation of a Marxist, general psychology was the…

  9. Is Vygotsky Relevant? Vygotsky's Marxist Psychology

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    Packer, Martin J.

    2008-01-01

    This article explores the connections between Vygotsky's psychology and Marxism, arguing that his was a "Marxist psychology" in its "historical foundation": a specific conception of history. This conception of history is evident in Vygotsky's analysis and diagnosis of the crisis in psychology. The creation of a Marxist, general psychology was the…

  10. Hiding in Plain Sight: The Stages of Mastery/Self-Regulation in Vygotsky's Cultural-Historical Theory

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    Gredler, Margaret E.

    2009-01-01

    During the late 1970s and 1980s, as interest in Lev Vygotsky's work was growing rapidly, most of his writings were unavailable in English. Translations of Vygotsky's work that reflect the breadth and depth of his thinking became available in the mid-to late 1990s. However, this work has yet to become an integral part of educational psychology.…

  11. Vygotsky in 21st Century Society: Advances in Cultural Historical Theory and Praxis with Non-Dominant Communities

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    Portes, Pedro R., Ed.; Salas, Spencer, Ed.

    2011-01-01

    "Vygotsky in Twenty-first Century Society" is an ensemble of novel perspectives about the legacy of Lev Vygotsky and Alexander Luria. The book illustrates how well the legacy of their work is being applied and continued in contemporary research, and how cultural historical theory has been constructed and re-constructed. Together, these collected…

  12. Hiding in Plain Sight: The Stages of Mastery/Self-Regulation in Vygotsky's Cultural-Historical Theory

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    Gredler, Margaret E.

    2009-01-01

    During the late 1970s and 1980s, as interest in Lev Vygotsky's work was growing rapidly, most of his writings were unavailable in English. Translations of Vygotsky's work that reflect the breadth and depth of his thinking became available in the mid-to late 1990s. However, this work has yet to become an integral part of educational psychology.…

  13. Vygotsky in 21st Century Society: Advances in Cultural Historical Theory and Praxis with Non-Dominant Communities

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    Portes, Pedro R., Ed.; Salas, Spencer, Ed.

    2011-01-01

    "Vygotsky in Twenty-first Century Society" is an ensemble of novel perspectives about the legacy of Lev Vygotsky and Alexander Luria. The book illustrates how well the legacy of their work is being applied and continued in contemporary research, and how cultural historical theory has been constructed and re-constructed. Together, these collected…

  14. Mis desencuentros y mi reencuentro con Vygotsky

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    Perinat, Adolfo

    2009-01-01

    El presente trabajo es un relato personal de la investigación que el autor ha realizado en los últimos seis años sobre la obra del psicólogo ruso Lev S. Vygotsky. El título hace referencia a las impresiones y a la actitud de distanciamiento, que inesperadamente embargó al autor, frente a este renombrado psicólogo, muerto hace más de 70 años, actitud que luego fue reconduciendo al entrar más a fondo en sus obras y descubrir en ellas las influencias clave que determinaron su curso. Algunas de e...

  15. Vygotsky's "Thought and Word"

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    Barrs, Myra

    2016-01-01

    The last chapter of Vygotsky's last book, "Thinking and Speech," is a compressed argument about the construction of consciousness through the internalisation of language. This article comments on Vygotsky's analysis of the "voyage into the interior" undertaken by oral speech as it is internalised and abbreviated into…

  16. Vygotsky's "Thought and Word"

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    Barrs, Myra

    2016-01-01

    The last chapter of Vygotsky's last book, "Thinking and Speech," is a compressed argument about the construction of consciousness through the internalisation of language. This article comments on Vygotsky's analysis of the "voyage into the interior" undertaken by oral speech as it is internalised and abbreviated into…

  17. Vigotski e o teatro: descobertas, relações e revelações Vygotsky y el teatro: descubrimientos, relaciones laborales y revelaciones Vygotsky and theatre: findings, relationships and discoveries

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    Edlucia Robelia Oliveira de Barros

    2011-06-01

    aims to reveal the partial results of ongoing research that investigates the deep relationship of the writings of psychologist Lev S. Vygotsky (1896 - 1934 with the theatrical art. It presents data on the biography of the author, as a matter of him having been in youth, lover, reader of dramatic works, director and actor. Experiences that contributed to its formation and are expressed in productions such as The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1968, which has strong influences of the show Hamlet (1911, directed by Gordon Craig and Stanislavsky. Moreover, the text displays brief comments about the works of Vygotsky, among these, Psychology of Art (1965 that provides a notion of aesthetic reception based on contradictory catharsis. Data that are expanding knowledge and interpretations about the life and work of the Russian psychologist, as well as studies regarding his relationship with the theater.

  18. The Affective Establishment and Maintenance of Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development

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    Levykh, Michael G.

    2008-01-01

    Many recent articles, research papers, and conference presentations about Lev Vygotsky's zone of proximal development (ZPD) emphasize the "extended" version of the ZPD that reflects human emotions and desires. In this essay, Michael G. Levykh expands on the extant literature on the ZPD through developing several new ideas. First, he maintains that…

  19. Theories of Childhood: An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget & Vygotsky, Second Edition

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    Mooney, Carol Garhart

    2013-01-01

    This best-selling resource provides clear, straightforward introductions to the foundational theories of John Dewey, Maria Montessori, Erik Erikson, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky. Each chapter highlights a theorist's work and includes insight on how the theory impacts teaching young children today. Discussion questions and suggested readings are…

  20. Theories of Childhood: An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget & Vygotsky, Second Edition

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    Mooney, Carol Garhart

    2013-01-01

    This best-selling resource provides clear, straightforward introductions to the foundational theories of John Dewey, Maria Montessori, Erik Erikson, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky. Each chapter highlights a theorist's work and includes insight on how the theory impacts teaching young children today. Discussion questions and suggested readings are…

  1. Another Woman Gets Robbed? What Jung, Freud, Piaget, and Vygotsky Took from Sabina Spielrein

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    Aldridge, Jerry

    2009-01-01

    Certainly not as many who have heard the names of Carl Jung, Sigmund Freud, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky, have heard of Sabina Spielrein. While Spielrein had numerous face-to-face encounters, some personal and some professional, with all four men, and the accounting of her life and the interactions she had with them has been the content of…

  2. Another Woman Gets Robbed? What Jung, Freud, Piaget, and Vygotsky Took from Sabina Spielrein

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    Aldridge, Jerry

    2009-01-01

    Certainly not as many who have heard the names of Carl Jung, Sigmund Freud, Jean Piaget, and Lev Vygotsky, have heard of Sabina Spielrein. While Spielrein had numerous face-to-face encounters, some personal and some professional, with all four men, and the accounting of her life and the interactions she had with them has been the content of…

  3. Uma relação reflexiva e teórica, por meio da ideia de interação, entre a sociolinguística interacional de John Gumperz e o interacionismo sócio-histórico de Lev Vygotsky

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    Manuel Veronez

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available O presente trabalho tem o objetivo de fazer uma relação reflexiva e teórica entre a teoria da sociolinguística interacional de Gumperz (1994 e a teoria do interacionismo sócio-histórico de Vygotsky (1998, apresentando pontos de convergência e de divergência entre elas, a partir da noção de interação trabalhada pelos dois teóricos em questão, capazes de confirmar a pertinência e importância teórica de se tentar dialogar duas áreas a princípio bastante antagônicas entre si: a sociolinguística e a psicologia. Num primeiro momento, será explicitada a teoria da sociolinguística interacional de Gumperz (1994, após, em um segundo momento, será explicitada a teoria do interacionismo sócio-histórico de Vygotsky (1998 e ao final, numa terceira etapa, será apresentada uma relação e uma consequente reflexão entre essas duas teorias (a partir da ideia de interação, verificando se elas são ou não excludentes entre si.

  4. Positive psychology and ideas of cultural-historical school of L.S. Vygotsky

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    Vasilev V.K.,

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    Full Text Available In the article was carried out a comparative analysis between two distinctive psychology schools: the cultural-historical psychology of L.V. Vygotsky and the positive psychological school. Distinct are a number of significant similarities between their basic ideas that are valuable both for the development of human knowledge and for public practice. The authors have outlined and systematized the leading personal and intellectual qualities of the famous psychologists who have created the most promising theories in the psychological science. The category is highlighted as well as a small group of visionary psychologists who have identified the most important problems of man and psychology and have offered the best quality solutions to these problems. These are W. James, S. Freud, L. Vygotsky, E. Eriksson and A. Maslow; We’ve noticed that Vygotsky alone meets all the criteria, as if the concept of insightful psychologists was modeled over his creative work and his personality.

  5. Vygotsky in applied neuropsychology

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    Glozman J. M.

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available The aims of this paper are: 1 to show the role of clinical experience for the theoretical contributions of L.S. Vygotsky, and 2 to analyze the development of these theories in contemporary applied neuropsychology. An analysis of disturbances of mental functioning is impossible without a systemic approach to the evidence observed. Therefore, medical psychology is fundamental for forming a systemic approach to psychology. The assessment of neurological patients at the neurological hospital of Moscow University permitted L.S. Vygotsky to create, in collaboration with A.R. Luria, the theory of systemic dynamic localization of higher mental functions and their relationship to cultural conditions. In his studies of patients with Parkinson’s disease, Vygotsky also set out 3 steps of systemic development: interpsychological, then extrapsychological, then intrapsychological. L.S. Vygotsky and A.R. Luria in the late 1920s created a program to compensate for the motor subcortical disturbances in Parkinson’s disease (PD through a cortical (visual mediation of movements. We propose to distinguish the objective mediating factors — like teaching techniques and modalities — from subjective mediating factors, like the individual’s internal representation of his/her own disease. The cultural-historical approach in contemporary neuropsychology forces neuropsychologists to re-analyze and re-interpret the classic neuropsychological syndromes; to develop new assessment procedures more in accordance with the patient’s conditions of life; and to reconsider the concept of the social brain as a social and cultural determinant and regulator of brain functioning. L.S. Vygotsky and A.R. Luria proved that a defect interferes with a child’s appropriation of his/her culture, but cultural means can help the child overcome the defect. In this way, the cultural-historical approach became, and still is, a methodological basis for remedial education.

  6. When Everything New Is Well-Forgotten Old: Vygotsky/Luria Insights in the Development of Executive Functions

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    Bodrova, Elena; Leong, Deborah J.; Akhutina, Tatiana V.

    2011-01-01

    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…

  7. When Everything New Is Well-Forgotten Old: Vygotsky/Luria Insights in the Development of Executive Functions

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    Bodrova, Elena; Leong, Deborah J.; Akhutina, Tatiana V.

    2011-01-01

    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…

  8. What Does Vygotsky Provide for the 21st-Century Language Arts Teacher?

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    Smagorinsky, Peter

    2013-01-01

    L. S. Vygotsky, the psychologist and teacher from Byelorussia who became a central figure in Soviet psychological and educational circles in the 1920s and 1930s, has become a frequent citation in 21st-century scholarship. He is most-often invoked to support some form of instructional scaffolding, based on his idea of the zone of proximal…

  9. What Does Vygotsky Provide for the 21st-Century Language Arts Teacher?

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    Smagorinsky, Peter

    2013-01-01

    L. S. Vygotsky, the psychologist and teacher from Byelorussia who became a central figure in Soviet psychological and educational circles in the 1920s and 1930s, has become a frequent citation in 21st-century scholarship. He is most-often invoked to support some form of instructional scaffolding, based on his idea of the zone of proximal…

  10. Lev Borisovich Okun (1929 - 2015)

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    Soviet and Russian theoretical physicist Lev Borisovich Okun passed away on 23 November, 2015, after a long illness.     Lev Okun was born in 1929, in western Russia and graduated from the Moscow Institute for Physics and Engineering in the early 1950s under the supervision of Arkady Migdal. Lev Okun came to the Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP) in 1954 as a graduate student of Isaac Pomeranchuk, the head of the ITEP Theory Department. In 1956 he was instrumental in the proof of the Okun–Pomeranchuk theorem, establishing the asymptotic equality of cross sections of certain scattering processes. A number of Okun’s pioneering works were devoted to weak interactions of elementary particles. In particular, he was among the first to explain the special features of CP preserving neutral kaon decays, and his results on the false vacuum decay and domain walls in cosmology are of paramount importance....

  11. A Critique of Vygotsky's Misapprehension of Marx's Phenomenal Forms: Consequences for pedagogy

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    2014-01-01

    A concept originally formulated in the context of Karl Marx's sociological investigations, the Erscheinungsformen, or phenomenal forms, plays a key role in relation to a number of educational inquiries, and has important heuristic value for them. Lev Vygotsky saw the concept of phenomenal forms as central to the original Marxian paradigm, and he deployed it as he developed his account of cognitive development in humans. Full development of the concept, however, shows that its integration into...

  12. Vygotsky's Crisis: Argument, context, relevance.

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    Hyman, Ludmila

    2012-06-01

    Vygotsky's The Historical Significance of the Crisis in Psychology (1926-1927) is an important text in the history and philosophy of psychology that has only become available to scholars in 1982 in Russian, and in 1997 in English. The goal of this paper is to introduce Vygotsky's conception of psychology to a wider audience. I argue that Vygotsky's argument about the "crisis" in psychology and its resolution can be fully understood only in the context of his social and political thinking. Vygotsky shared the enthusiasm, widespread among Russian leftist intelligentsia in the 1920s, that Soviet society had launched an unprecedented social experiment: The socialist revolution opened the way for establishing social conditions that would let the individual flourish. For Vygotsky, this meant that "a new man" of the future would become "the first and only species in biology that would create itself." He envisioned psychology as a science that would serve this humanist teleology. I propose that The Crisis is relevant today insofar as it helps us define a fundamental problem: How can we systematically account for the development of knowledge in psychology? I evaluate how Vygotsky addresses this problem as a historian of the crisis. Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  13. Vygotsky and intersubjectivity.

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    Krichevets A.N.

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available Lev Vygotsky’s statement on the development of the higher psychological functions— from the interpsychological form to the intrapsychological form—is discussed in the article. I describe the changing of Vygotsky’s interest from nonverbal to verbal communication and his emphasis on verbal communication as an only kind of interpsychological function. I then analyze works that show the importance of nonverbal communication in this process. I raise the questions of what an interpsychological function is and who is its “owner.” I argue that immediate response to the behavior (verbal and nonverbal of another person is a basis for the psychological functions of a child, and this basis continues to influence processes in later stages of human development, including adulthood. Thus, interpsychological function in the development of the child is inevitably connected with some kind of passivity in reactions to social stimulation.

  14. Examining the Fieldwork Experience from the Site Supervisor Perspective: A Mixed-Methods Study Using Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development Theory

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    Brannon, Sian

    2013-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to identify feelings and behaviors of fieldwork supervisors in public libraries using Lev Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development theory as a background for design, analysis, and discussion of results. This research sought to find out how fieldwork supervisors perform initial assessments of their fieldwork students,…

  15. Vygotsky's ideas about the content of children's practical psychology

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    I.V. Dubrovina

    2013-10-01

    Full Text Available We consider the fundamental provisions of L.S. Vygotsky's theory of psychological development of a child and the psycho-pedagogical conditions of this development, which are crucial for the improvement of the psychological service of modern education system. It is shown that in the modern educational psychology, insufficient attention is paid to the humanitarian education and training – the development of the emotional sphere, moral needs, development of concepts not only about the world, but also about themselves, about their place in this world. We prove that the work of L.S. Vygotsky helps to understand the acute and controversial issues of modern education, on the solution of which researchers, practicing psychologists and teachers are struggling. Particular attention is paid to improving the psychological literacy of pupils as a prerequisite for their normal development. It is emphasized that the works of L.S. Vygotsky are the fundamental source for practical familiarizing students to the world of cultural values.

  16. Vygotsky biografía

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    Vygotsky, Lev Semenovich; López Caicedo, Luis Bernardo; Davídov, Vasili Vasílievich

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    Vygotsky, importante psicólogo ruso, hizo contribuciones esenciales para el desarrollo de la Psicología contemporánea, el estudio de la discapacidad y la semiología. Vygotsky hizo aportes importantes a la teoría contemporánea del desarrollo del individuo. Este año, científicos de un gran número de países se han reunido para celebrar el centenario de su nacimiento. Vygotsky nació el 5 o 17 de noviembre de 1896 en una familia de empleados de banca en la ciudad de Orsha (antes de la revolución d...

  17. Forensic psychologist

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    Tinkara Pavšič Mrevlje

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available The paper is a review of different issues that a forensic psychologists encounter at work. Forensic assessment might be needed in civil law cases, administrative procedures and in criminal law cases. The paper focuses on referrals in criminal law cases regarding matters such as assessing competence to stand trial, criminal responsibility and violence risk assessment. Finally, the role of expert testimony on eyewitness memory, which is not used in practice in Slovenia yet, is presented.

  18. LA SIGNIFICACIÓN DE VYGOTSKI PARA LA CONSIDERACIÓN DE LO AFECTIVO EN LA EDUCACIÓN: LAS BASES PARA LA CUESTIÓN DE LA SUBJETIVIDAD

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    Fernando Luis González Rey

    2009-01-01

    En el presente artículo se discuten ideas y conceptos centrales de la primera y última parte de la obra de Lev S.Vygotski, los cuales han sido obviados por la mayoría de sus seguidores, tanto en la antigua Psicología Soviética, como en la Psicología Occidental. La obra de Vygotski ha sido identificada, de forma general, con su teoría cultural-histórica, asociada a sus trabajos entre 1928 y 1931. En este trabajo se retoman las ideas de Vygotski sobre el carácter generador de las emociones, el ...

  19. Wundt, Vygotsky and Bandura: a cultural-historical science of consciousness in three acts.

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    Ferrari, Michel; Robinson, David K; Yasnitsky, Anton

    2010-01-01

    This article looks at three historical efforts to coordinate the scientific study of biological and cultural aspects of human consciousness into a single comprehensive theory of human development that includes the evolution of the human body, cultural evolution and personal development: specifically, the research programs of Wilhelm Wundt, Lev Vygotsky and Albert Bandura. The lack of historical relations between these similar efforts is striking, and suggests that the effort to promote cultural and personal sources of consciousness arises as a natural foil to an overemphasis on the biological basis of consciousness, sometimes associated with biological determinism.

  20. El legado de Vygotski y de Piaget a la educación

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    Wanda C. Rodríguez Arocho

    1999-01-01

    Full Text Available Se plantea que la tendencia en la psicología evolutiva cognitiva ha sido contraponer las conceptualizaciones de lean Piaget y de Lev S. Vygotski respecto a la relación desarrollo-aprendizaje. Se argumenta que esta tendencia se ha nutrido de omisiones, simplificaciones y distorsiones en el análisis de sus textos originales. En contra de esta tendencia, el presente trabajo identifica puntos de convergencia y señala áreas de complementaridad. Su papel en el proceso enseñanza-aprendizaje puede tener gran importancia.

  1. Vygotski, el enfoque sociocultural y el estado actual de la investigación cognoscitiva

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    Wanda C. Rodríguez Arocho

    1996-01-01

    Este artículo trata el impacto de las ideas de Lev S. Vygotski en la psicología cognosciti va contemporánea. En el mismo, argumento que su conceptualización del origen historicocultural de la mente y su énfasis en el método genético para estudiar la actividad mental fueron seminales en el desarrollo del enfoque sociocultural que al presente cobra fuerza en la investigación cognoscitiva. Planteo que esta fuerza obedece a las herramientas conceptuales y metodológicas que ofrece d...

  2. Vygotsky, Consciousness, and the German Psycholinguistic Tradition

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    Leitch, David G.

    2011-01-01

    This article argues that Vygotsky's choice of word meaning as the basic unit of analysis for cultural psychology connects him to a German psycholinguistic tradition--exemplified in the work of G. W. F. Hegel and J. G. Herder--distinct from the Marxist tradition. While later commentators criticize Vygotsky's reliance on word meaning, arguing that…

  3. Vygotsky, Consciousness, and the German Psycholinguistic Tradition

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    Leitch, David G.

    2011-01-01

    This article argues that Vygotsky's choice of word meaning as the basic unit of analysis for cultural psychology connects him to a German psycholinguistic tradition--exemplified in the work of G. W. F. Hegel and J. G. Herder--distinct from the Marxist tradition. While later commentators criticize Vygotsky's reliance on word meaning, arguing that…

  4. The concept of sign in the work of Vygotsky, Winnicott and Bakhtin: further integration of object relations theory and activity theory.

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    Leiman, M

    1992-09-01

    In a recent paper Ryle introduced the idea of integrating object relations theory and activity theory, a conceptual tradition originated by Vygotsky and developed by a number of Soviet psychologists during the previous decades. A specific aspect of this integrative perspective will be examined, implied in Ryle's paper but not elaborated by him. It is the issue of sign mediation which was Vygotsky's primary contribution to the methodological problems of modern psychology. The aim is to show that object relations theory, especially the work of Winnicott, may bring fresh understanding into Vygotsky's early notions. It is further claimed that, by introducing the contribution of Mikhail Bakhtin and his circle to the notion of sign mediation, the profundity in Winnicott's understanding of the transitional object and of the potential space may be more fully appreciated. At the same time the ideas of Winnicott and Bakhtin will jointly clarify the limitations in Vygotsky's sign conception.

  5. Hankelepingu ülevõtmine / Kadri Suurkivi

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    2013-01-01

    Hankelepingu ülevõtmise õiguslikest alustest ja lubatavusest ettevõtte ülemineku, äriühingu jagunemise, ühinemise või tütarettevõtte asutamise korral. Uute riigihankedirektiivide eelnõudega (KOM (2011) 895-897) kavandatud reeglistikust, mis puudutab hankelepingu poole muutumist juriidilise isiku restruktureerimise või maksejõuetuse korral

  6. Hankelepingu ülevõtmine / Kadri Suurkivi

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    Suurkivi, Kadri, 1988-

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    Hankelepingu ülevõtmise õiguslikest alustest ja lubatavusest ettevõtte ülemineku, äriühingu jagunemise, ühinemise või tütarettevõtte asutamise korral. Uute riigihankedirektiivide eelnõudega (KOM (2011) 895-897) kavandatud reeglistikust, mis puudutab hankelepingu poole muutumist juriidilise isiku restruktureerimise või maksejõuetuse korral

  7. Art form as an object of cognitive modeling (towards development of Vygotsky`s semiotic model)

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    Dmitriev, V. [Oklahoma State Univ. (United States); Perlovsky, L.I.

    1996-12-31

    We suggest a further development of Vygotsky`s esthetic-semiotic model. First, we discuss Vygotsky`s model originally developed for the analysis of Ivan Bunin`s story {open_quotes}Light Breath{close_quotes}. Vygotsky analyzes formal methods used by Bunin to achieve a specific esthetic effect of {open_quote}lightness{close_quotes} while describing {open_quotes}dirty{close_quotes} events of everyday life. According to Vygotsky, this effect is achieved by ordering of events in a non-linear fashion. Vygotsky creams an airy pattern of smooth lines connecting events of story that he first orders linearly in time. And, he insists that this airy pattern creates an impression of airy lightness. In the language of semiotics, the esthetic effect is created by a specific structural organization of signs. Second, we present our critique of Vygotsky`s model. Although, we do not agree with Vygotsky`s sometimes moralistic judgements, and we consider the dynamics between inner personal values and received moral values to be more complicated than implied in his judgements, our critique in this paper is limited to the structure of his semiotic model. We emphasize that Vygotsky`s model does not explicitly account for a hierarchy of multiple levels of semiotic analysis. His analysis regularly slips from one level to another: (1) a lever of cognitive perception by a regular reader is confused with a level of creative genius of a writer; (2) {open_quotes}open{close_quotes} time of real world is mixed up with {open_quote}closed{close_quote} time of the story; (3) events are not organized by the hierarchy of their importance, nor in real world, nor in the inner model of the personages, nor in the story.

  8. Psychologists in Argentina

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    Modesto M. Alonso

    2015-09-01

    Full Text Available ince the beginning of Psychology as an university career, 55853 graduate student have obtained their degree as a psychologist. These professionals studied in 34 universities (7 federal and 27 private universities. 46777 psychologists in activity have been detected up to date. Graduate psychologists who are not in activity are 9076. University psychology students are 56387. In 2005, 12268 have started these studies in the field. Taking into account the amount of graduate psychologists related to national population it yields 154 psychologists every 100.000 citizens or in other way 649 inhabitants per psychologist

  9. Implementation of cargo MagLev in the United States

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    Rose, Chris R [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Peterson, Dean E [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Leung, Eddie M [MAGTEC ENGINEERING

    2008-01-01

    Numerous studies have been completed in the United States, but no commercial MagLev systems have been deployed. Outside the U.S., MagLev continues to attract funding for research, development and implementation. A brief review of recent global developments in MagLev technology is given followed by the status of MagLev in the U.S. The paper compares the cost of existing MagLev systems with other modes of transport, notes that the near-term focus of MagLev development in the U.S. should be for cargo, and suggests that future MagLev systems should be for very high speed cargo. The Los Angeles to Port of Los Angeles corridor is suggested as a first site for implementation. The benefits of MagLev are described along with suggestions on how to obtain funding.

  10. Find a Psychologist

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    ... Ages Served refers to a particular populations a psychologist has the most experience treating. Registrants have ranked ... 64 yrs.) Older adults (65 yrs. or older) ? Psychologists have education, training, and expertise in specific areas ...

  11. Psychologists in Argentina

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    Modesto M. Alonso

    2015-01-01

    ince the beginning of Psychology as an university career, 55853 graduate student have obtained their degree as a psychologist. These professionals studied in 34 universities (7 federal and 27 private universities). 46777 psychologists in activity have been detected up to date. Graduate psychologists who are not in activity are 9076. University psychology students are 56387. In 2005, 12268 have started these studies in the field. Taking into account the amount of graduate psychologists related...

  12. Levée en masse

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    Levée en masse: Lasting Impact on Danish Conscription (Abstract) The Levée en masse concept is of French Revolutionary vintage and has been practiced throughout the Napoleonic Wars and in numerous countries of the world ever since – Denmark being amongst them. Conscription has been practiced...... of Copenhagen in 1801 personal engagement in the defence of the country has been accepted as a patriotic duty to all men. This paper will address the impact of the Napoleonic era notion of levee en masse on two case periods, viz. the early years of the 20th and 21st centuries respectively, thus juxtaposing...... of national survival has become an instrument for integrating the country in a wider community of likeminded states. The arguments found in the debate prior to World War I were those of the need for national endurance, the fear of Germany, limited resources and the patriotic obligation to preserve what little...

  13. Vigotski e Leontiev: ressonâncias de um passado Vygotsky and Leontiev: resonances of a past

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    Elizabeth Tunes

    2009-04-01

    Full Text Available O artigo trata do relacionamento entre Lev Semionovitch Vigotski e Aleksei Nikolaievitch Leontiev. Sabe-se que os dois trabalharam juntos ao longo dos anos 20 do século XIX e são considerados fundadores da teoria histórico-cultural da psicologia soviética, juntamente com Aleksandr Romanovitch Luria. Inicialmente, as autoras trazem informações a respeito da biografia e trajetória científica de L. S. Vigotski, fundamentando-as com fatos extraídos de diferentes fontes. O principal assunto abordado, o suposto rompimento ocorrido entre Vigotski e Leontiev, é examinado no artigo, escrito por descendentes de A. N. Leontiev, no qual são publicadas cartas originais de Leontiev e Vigostski. Ao final, as autoras apresentam uma entrevista realizada com o neto de Leontiev, professor Dimitri Leontiev.This article addresses the relationship between Lev Semionovitch Vygotsky and Aleksei Nikolaievitch Leontiev. The two authors are known to have worked together throughout the 1920's and are considered the founders of the historical and cultural theory of Soviet psychology, along with Aleksandr Romanovitch Luria. Initially, information on the biography and scientific trajectory of L. S. Vygotsky is provided based on facts obtained from different sources. The main subject addressed, the supposed breach between Vygotsky and Leontiev, is examined in the article written by descendants of A. N. Leontiev, where original letters written by Leontiev and Vygotsky were published. Finally, there is an interview with Leontiev's grandson, professor Dimitri Leontiev.

  14. Vygotsky e a Zona de Desenvolvimento Proximal (ZDP: Três implicações pedagógicas

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    Carlos Fino Nogueira

    2001-01-01

    Full Text Available The article introduces Lev Vygotsky by providing a literature review where three of his seminal ideas are discussed: a the human activity as mediated by the use of tools which are as genes to the biological evolution; b there is a link between the socially organised activity and the construction of the consciousness; c the higher psychological processes appear twice, first interpsychologically, then intra-psychologically, as they are internalised by the subject. Three pedagogical implications of the concept of ZPD are discussed: a the existence of a learning opportunity window; b the role of the tutor as metacognitive agent; c the importance of peers as mediators of the apprenticeship.

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

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    Bodrova, Elena; Leong, Deborah J; Akhutina, Tatiana V

    2011-01-01

    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 Tools of the Mind project are used to discuss the idea of using classroom intervention to study the development of self-regulation in early childhood. Copyright © 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc., A Wiley Company.

  16. Turning Vygotsky on His Head: Vygotsky' `Scientifically Based Method' and the Socioculturalist's `Social Other'

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    Rowlands, S.

    Vygotsky has become an authority, but the authority has more to do with justifying a sociocultural relativism than it has with his Marxist objectivist approach to psychology and pedagogy. This paper is an attempt to understand Vygotsky's perspective in relation to Marxist epistemology, and will critically examine the sociocultural interpretation of Vygotsky but within the light of his own perspective. It will be shown that the relativism of the sociocultural school not only takes Vygotsky's zone of proximal development out of its social and historical context, but as a consequence downplays the zone of proximal development as a dynamic research methodology. As an extension of the discussion of the zone of proximal development, this paper will also examine the sociocultural interpretation of Vygotsky's relation between scientific and everyday concepts, and the pedagogical consequences of such an interpretation.

  17. 80 anos sem Lev Semionovitch Vigotski e a arqueologia de sua obra. 80 years without Lev Semionovitch Vygotsky and the archeology of his work

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    Prestes, Zoia Ribeiro

    2014-11-01

    Full Text Available This article is dedicated to the 80 years from LS Vygotsky’s death and seeks to present that, despite the time, his work is still current and grounds research in numerous fields of knowledge. In addition, the text discusses the trajectories of some of the author's works, their translations in the West and the incurred misrepresentations. Based on some recent publications in Russia, we analyze Russian and foreign editions periodicities, seeking to ponder over the need of conducting an archaeological analysis of his work in order to translate it without possible interference by editors, censors, publishers and even translations. O presente artigo é dedicado aos 80 anos de morte de L. S. Vigotski e busca apresentar que, apesar do tempo, sua obra continua atual, fundamenta pesquisas em diversos campos do conhecimento. Além disso, o texto discute a trajetória de algumas obras do autor, suas traduções no Ocidente e as deturpações sofridas. Com base em algumas publicações recentes na Rússia, são analisadas as periodicidades de edições russas e estrangeiras, buscando refletir sobre a necessidade de realizar um trabalho arqueológico de sua obra para poder traduzir sem possíveis intromissões por parte de redatores, censores, editoras e, até mesmo, traduções.

  18. Psychologist Retention Factors.

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    RETENTION(PSYCHOLOGY), *JOB SATISFACTION, *ALL VOLUNTEER, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), DEMOGRAPHY, ATTRITION, SURVEYS, QUESTIONNAIRES, PERCEPTION (PSYCHOLOGY), PSYCHOLOGISTS .

  19. Reflexões sobre desenvolvimento humano e neuropsicologia na obra de Vigotski Reflexiones sobre el desarrollo humano y neuropsicología en Vygotsky Reflections on human development and neuropsychology in the Vygotsky' works

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    Joana de Jesus de Andrade

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available O presente texto configura-se como um ensaio teórico acerca do tema desenvolvimento humano na obra de Lev Vigotski, bem como das implicações desse tema para a Neuropsicologia na obra de Alexander Luria. O trabalho foi feito com base nas obras completas em espanhol de Vigotski e nas obras em português de Vigotski e de Luria. Foram eleitos como focos de investigação considerações acerca do funcionamento cerebral humano, do conceito de compensação, dos estudos sobre deficiência e do conceito de Sistema Funcional Complexo. Apesar de os inúmeros estudos e diferentes traduções da obra de Vigotski terem ampla divulgação e repercussão, principalmente nos campos da Psicologia e da Educação, questões concernentes à Neuropsicologia não têm tido igual relevância. Em vista disto este texto procura realçar as contribuições e a fecundidade da obra no que se refere à originalidade das ideias do autor acerca dos estudos da Neuropsicologia e do desenvolvimento humano.Este texto es un ensayo teórico sobre el desarrollo humano en la obra de Lev Vygotsky, así como las implicaciones de este problema para Neuropsicología en la obra de Alexander Luria. El trabajo se realizó sobre la base de las obras completas de Vygotsky y en español, en portugués en los trabajos de Vygotsky y Luria. Fueron elegidos como foco de las consideraciones de la investigación sobre el funcionamiento del cerebro humano, el concepto de compensación, los estudios sobre la discapacidad y el concepto de sistema complejo funcional. A pesar de numerosos estudios y traducciones diferentes de la obra de Vygotsky tienen un impacto considerable y la difusión, especialmente en los campos de la psicología y la educación, las cuestiones relativas a la neuropsicología no ha tenido la misma importancia. Con esta intención es que este trabajo pretende poner de relieve las contribuciones y la fecundidad de la obra con respecto a la originalidad de las ideas del autor en

  20. Applications of Vygotsky's Sociocultural Approach for Teachers' Professional Development

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    Shabani, Karim

    2016-01-01

    This paper outlines an approach to teachers' professional development (PD) that originates in Vygotsky's sociocultural theory (SCT), arguing that what Vygotsky claimed about students' learning in the school setting is applicable to the teachers and that the developmental theories of Vygotsky resting on the notions of social origin of mental…

  1. [Vygotsky's Social-Historic Constructivism and nursing].

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    Thofehrn, Maira Buss; Leopardi, Maria Tereza

    2006-01-01

    The aim of this paper is to reflect, in the theoretical scope, about the Vygotsky's socio-historical constructivism and the contributions from this Russian researcher to build the nursing knowledge. The Vygotskian approach has as its philosophical, epistemological and methodological purposes, the principles of the historical materialism, it emphasizes the social and cultural context in the working process, also in the use of instruments and in the dialectical interaction between human beings and environment. We understand that the ideas preconized by Vygotsky can represent an alternative method to the practical and theoretical studies, specially, as the subjective dimension of the working process near by the nursing staff.

  2. Danish psychologists as psychotherapists

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    Jacobsen, Claus Haugaard; Nielsen, Jan; Orlinsky, David

    2012-01-01

    Psychologists are by far the biggest group of professional psychotherapists in Denmark, and this article presents data from two samples of psychologist psychotherapists collected at an interval of 15 years. The subjects in both samples responded to the Development of Psychotherapists Common Core...

  3. Theoretical and Methodological Basis of Inclusive Education in the Researches of Russian Scientists in the First Quarter of 20th Century (P. P. Blonsky, L. S. Vygotsky, v. P. Kaschenko, S. T. Shatsky)

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    Akhmetova, Daniya Z.; Chelnokova, Tatyana A.; Morozova, Ilona G.

    2017-01-01

    Article is devoted to the scientific heritage of educators and psychologists of Russia in the first quarter of the twentieth century. The aim of the research is the identification of the most significant ideas of P. P. Blonsky, L. S. Vygotsky, V. P. Kacshenko, S. T Shatsky which based the theoretical and methodological basis of inclusive…

  4. Vygotsky's Analysis of Children's Meaning Making Processes

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    Mahn, Holbrook

    2012-01-01

    Vygotsky's work is extensive and covers many aspects of the development of children's meaning-making processes in social and cultural contexts. However, his main focus is on the examination of the unification of speaking and thinking processes. His investigation centers on the analysis of the entity created by this unification--an internal…

  5. Vygotski, el enfoque sociocultural y el estado actual de la investigación cognoscitiva

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    Wanda C. Rodríguez Arocho

    1996-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo trata el impacto de las ideas de Lev S. Vygotski en la psicología cognosciti va contemporánea. En el mismo, argumento que su conceptualización del origen historicocultural de la mente y su énfasis en el método genético para estudiar la actividad mental fueron seminales en el desarrollo del enfoque sociocultural que al presente cobra fuerza en la investigación cognoscitiva. Planteo que esta fuerza obedece a las herramientas conceptuales y metodológicas que ofrece dicho enfoque para abordar algunos de los problemas que ha enfrentado la investigación cognoscitiva en el curso de su desarrollo. Examino este desarrollo a partir de la investigación realizada desde las perspectivas psicométrica, piagetiana, sociocultural y de procesamiento de información. Concluyo que los resultados de la investigación desde estas diferentes perspectivas ha llevado revisiones y reconceptualizaciones que implican un creciente reconocimiento a la vigencia de las ideas de Vygotski respecto a la mediación de las herramientas culturales en los procesos cognoscitivos.

  6. Comprensión del significado desde Vygotsky, Bruner y Gergen

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    Paola Andrea Arcila Mendoza

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo es producto de la investigación "El significado desde Lev Semionovich Vygotsky, Jerome Bruner y Kenneth Gergen". Su pretensión es comprender los conceptos de "significado" construidos por estos autores mediante la revisión de varias de sus obras más importantes. El método de investigación utilizado fue el análisis de contenido. También se realizó una meta-observación sobre el trabajo, una vez éste estuvo concluido, lo que requirió establecer nuevas relaciones entre los autores. El análisis permitió descubrir diferencias y puntos de consenso entre los tres autores, en cuanto a la definición de significado, la explicación de su origen y evolución y la delimitación de las funciones que cumple en los seres humanos. Como idea original en Vygotsky se resalta el paso de la significación interpsicológica a la intrapsicológica; en Bruner, la constante negociación de significados entre seres humanos inmersos en una cultura; y en Gergen, la construcción relacional de los significados.

  7. Vygotsky in english: what still needs to be done.

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    van der Veer, René; Yasnitsky, Anton

    2011-12-01

    At present readers of English have still limited access to Vygotsky's writings. Existing translations are marred by mistakes and outright falsifications. Analyses of Vygotsky's work tend to downplay the collaborative and experimental nature of his research. Several suggestions are made to improve this situation. New translations are certainly needed and new analyses should pay attention to the contextual nature of Vygotsky's thinking and research practice.

  8. Lev Vygotsky’s ideas in family group logopsychotherapy

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    Karpova, N.L

    2014-01-01

    According to Lev Vygotsky’s theory, every bodily deficiency not only changes a person’s attitude to the world but also entails social consequences, which makes its social and psychological rehabilitation so important...

  9. Oodatakse Autolivi ülevõtmispakkumist / Annika Matson, Sirje Niitra

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    Matson, Annika, 1976-

    2005-01-01

    Norma omaniku Autolivi osatähtsuse suurenemine viitab, et rootslased teevad varsti Norma kaasaktsionäridele ülevõtmispakkumise. Diagramm: Norma müügis domineerib Autoliv. Kommenteerib Raivo Sormunen

  10. New psychologist at CERN

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    2010-01-01

    A new psychologist, Sigrid Malandain, started work at CERN on 1 November. The psychologist’s office, formerly part of the Social Affairs Service in Human Resources, has now moved to the Medical Service (office 57-1-024). It is open every Tuesday and Thursday.   The new psychologist, Sigrid Malandain. Working in an organisation like CERN has numerous advantages. However, as in any professional setting, the work can sometimes bring stress, anxiety, overwork and so on. For this reason, a few years ago CERN brought in a psychologist for the staff. “As a psychologist, my role isn’t just to deal with known problems, but also to make assessments and, if possible, prevent difficult situations arising. Sometimes people realise that something is wrong, but they can’t say why. In such cases, I may be able to use a discussion to assess the nature of the problem and determine if further sessions are needed. If that is the case, I can either conduct the session...

  11. Behavioral Econometrics for Psychologists

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    Andersen, Steffen; Harrison, Glenn W.; Lau, Morten

    We make the case that psychologists should make wider use of structural econometric methods. These methods involve the development of maximum likelihood estimates of models, where the likelihood function is tailored to the structural model. In recent years these models have been developed...

  12. Disability as a Dialectical Concept: Building on Vygotsky's Defectology

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    Bottcher, Louise; Dammeyer, Jesper

    2012-01-01

    The legacy of defectology, Vygotsky's theoretical work on children with disabilities, still offers a useful approach in disability research. Vygotsky understood disability as an incongruence between the individual's psychological structure and the structure of cultural forms. The incongruence describes a dialectical relation between the person…

  13. Disability as a Dialectical Concept: Building on Vygotsky's Defectology

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    Bottcher, Louise; Dammeyer, Jesper

    2012-01-01

    The legacy of defectology, Vygotsky's theoretical work on children with disabilities, still offers a useful approach in disability research. Vygotsky understood disability as an incongruence between the individual's psychological structure and the structure of cultural forms. The incongruence describes a dialectical relation between the person…

  14. Creativity in Gifted Education: Contributions from Vygotsky and Piaget

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    Stoltz, Tania; Piske, Fernanda Hellen Ribeiro; de Fátima Quintal de Freitas, Maria; D'Aroz, Marlene Schüssler; Machado, Járci Maria

    2015-01-01

    This research aims to highlight the importance of developing creativity in the school environment by promoting quality education to gifted students, with contributions from Vygotsky and Piaget. For Vygotsky creativity is inherent in the human condition, and it is the most important activity because it is the expression of consciousness, thought…

  15. The Unity of Intellect and Will: Vygotsky and Spinoza

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    Derry, Jan

    2004-01-01

    Jerome Bruner points out in his prologue to the first volume of the English translation of The Collected Works that Vygotsky flirts with the idea that language creates free will. This article attempts to consider the influence of the Dutch seventeenth-century philosopher Spinoza on Vygotsky. An account of Spinoza's anti-Cartesian conception of…

  16. The Unity of Intellect and Will: Vygotsky and Spinoza

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    Derry, Jan

    2004-01-01

    Jerome Bruner points out in his prologue to the first volume of the English translation of The Collected Works that Vygotsky flirts with the idea that language creates free will. This article attempts to consider the influence of the Dutch seventeenth-century philosopher Spinoza on Vygotsky. An account of Spinoza's anti-Cartesian conception of…

  17. Psychiatrists and clinical psychologists

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    Ajai R. Singh

    2006-03-01

    Full Text Available Psychiatrists and clinical psychologists share an inevitable, if rather uneasy, relationship. So very much like a modern marriage. Can't do without it, can't get out of it. Both sides contemplate divorce often. Think of separation by mutual consent. Even keep threatening as they rave and rant. Have secret, and not so secret, flings on the side. But, like the proverbial homing bird, or the conservative Indian arranged marriage, have no option but to stick it out with each other. Psychiatrists are otherwise good people. But that does not make them immune to handling clinical psychologists with the condescending tolerance and patronizing acceptance that teachers, for example, have towards rambling students. Or the rich have towards the poor. This does not take long to get converted into exasperation and smirky asides in the less charitable amongst the psychiatrists. Not that clinical psychologists are very helpful in motivating the psychiatrists to change for the better. For they, like most people in their position, over react and get aggressive when confronted with this attitude. And understandably so. However, it is time both realized their attitudes were not helpful either for mutual interaction, or growth of the Mental Health Movement at large. We can understand why psychiatrists behave the way they do. They are exposed to this same condescending-patronising attitude from their own peers in the medical profession. Their medical colleagues have yet to develop a feeling of healthy respect for psychiatry. Psychiatrists, no doubt, feel this is unjustified, but their peers are still in a position to deny them the respect and acceptance they seek. What they get from their medical colleagues, they unwittingly pass on to their clinical psychologist colleagues. But understanding why it occurs does not absolve them of their responsibility to behave more rationally, rather than emotionally, with the latter. [No abstract available.

  18. MagLev Cobra: Test Facilities and Operational Experiments

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    Sotelo, G. G.; Dias, D. H. J. N.; de Oliveira, R. A. H.; Ferreira, A. C.; De Andrade, R., Jr.; Stephan, R. M.

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    The superconducting MagLev technology for transportation systems is becoming mature due to the research and developing effort of recent years. The Brazilian project, named MagLev-Cobra, started in 1998. It has the goal of developing a superconducting levitation vehicle for urban areas. The adopted levitation technology is based on the diamagnetic and the flux pinning properties of YBa2Cu3O7-δ (YBCO) bulk blocks in the interaction with Nd-Fe-B permanent magnets. A laboratory test facility with permanent magnet guideway, linear induction motor and one vehicle module is been built to investigate its operation. The MagLev-Cobra project state of the art is presented in the present paper, describing some construction details of the new test line with 200 m.

  19. A Simulink simulation framework of a MagLev model

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    Boudall, H.; Williams, R.D.; Giras, T.C. [University of Virginia, Charlottesville (United States). School of Enegineering and Applied Science

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    This paper presents a three-degree-of-freedom model of a section of the magnetically levitated train Maglev. The Maglev system dealt with in this article utilizes electromagnetic levitation. Each MagLev vehicle section is viewed as two separate parts, namely a body and a chassis, coupled by a set of springs and dampers. The MagLev model includes the propulsion, the guidance and the levitation systems. The equations of motion are developed. A Simulink simulation framework is implemented in order to study the interaction between the different systems and the dynamics of a MagLev vehicle. The simulation framework will eventually serve as a tool to assist the design and development of the Maglev system in the United States of America. (author)

  20. Considerations on affectivity in teaching relations: Vygotsky's contributions

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    .... This research is theoretically based on studies conducted by L.S. Vygotsky. We also made use of contributions by some of his commentators or interpreters that addressed this theme specifically...

  1. Genetic analysis of the functions and interactions of components of the LevQRST signal transduction complex of Streptococcus mutans.

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    Full Text Available Transcription of the genes for a fructan hydrolase (fruA and a fructose/mannose sugar:phosphotransferase permease (levDEFG in Streptococcus mutans is activated by a four-component regulatory system consisting of a histidine kinase (LevS, a response regulator (LevR and two carbohydrate-binding proteins (LevQT. The expression of the fruA and levD operons was at baseline in a levQ mutant and substantially decreased in a levT null mutant, with lower expression with the cognate inducers fructose or mannose, but slightly higher expression in glucose or galactose. A strain expressing levQ with two point mutations (E170A/F292S did not require inducers to activate gene expression and displayed altered levD expression when growing on various carbohydrates, including cellobiose. Linker-scanning (LS mutagenesis was used to generate three libraries of mutants of levQ, levS and levT that displayed various levels of altered substrate specificity and of fruA/levD gene expression. The data support that LevQ and LevT are intimately involved in the sensing of carbohydrate signals, and that LevQ appears to be required for the integrity of the signal transduction complex, apparently by interacting with the sensor kinase LevS.

  2. Ekspertiis tunnistas Vigala kiriku ülevärvitud altari kahjustatuks / Rein Sikk

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    Kanuti ennistuskoja eksperthinnang Vigala kiriku ülevärvitud kantsli ja altari seisundi kohta. Altar ja kantsel on valmistatud Christian Ackermanni töökojas 17/18. sajandil. Altari ülevärvimise skandaal

  3. Identifying School Psychologists' Intercultural Sensitivity

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    Puyana, Olivia E.; Edwards, Oliver W.

    2016-01-01

    School psychologists are encouraged to analyze their intercultural sensitivity because they may be subject to personal attitudes and beliefs that pejoratively influence their work with students and clients who are culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD). However, gaps remain in the literature regarding whether school psychologists are prepared…

  4. Vygotsky e Bakhtin/Volochinov: dialogia e alteridade / Vygotsky and Bakhtin/Volochinov: dialogism and otherness

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    Full Text Available RESUMO: Este texto examina os conceitos de dialogia e alteridade, com base nas discussões de Vygotsky e nas contribuições de Bakhtin e Volochinov, ligadas a questões de linguagem e método, centrais para as pesquisas com formação de educadores, conforme desenvolvidas pelo Grupo de Pesquisa LACE – Linguagem em Atividades no Contexto Escolar. O trabalho procura demonstrar que, mesmo havendo convergência entre esses pensadores, há especificidades significativas referentes ao papel da alteridade no diálogo. Vygotsky voltou-se à compreensão de questões de ensino-aprendizagem e desenvolvimento; Volochinov e Bakhtin engajaram-se em investigações críticas sobre a filosofia da linguagem e sobre “premissas e métodos da linguística”. ABSTRACT:This text examines the concepts of dialogism and otherness as per Vygotsky’s discussions and the important contributions by Bakhtin and Volochinov, regarding language and method – which are key to the teacher education investigations carried out in the research group LACE – Linguagem em Atividades no Contexto Escolar. The work points to the fact that, despite the many converging aspects between these researchers, there are important specificities related to the role of otherness in the dialogue. Vygotsky was concerned with the understanding of learning and development; Volochinov and Bakhtin were engaged in critical investigations on language philosophy and methods pertaining to linguistics.

  5. BIBLICAL METAPHORS IN LETTERS OF LEV OF OPTINA

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    Full Text Available This article presents the first analysis of tropes in the letters of the first Elder Lev (Nagolkin of Optina Pustyn Monastery (Opta’s hermitage – i. e. proverbs, allusions, allegories periphrasis and metaphors. Elder Lev most frequently used such tropes as "the storm of temptations", "the heart field", "happy harvest", "rags of the passions", "the marriage of the soul", "verbal sheep", "soldier of Christ", "spiritual milk", "the mind’s wolf", "a log of pride". One special thing about these tropes is that they blend together severalbiblical quotations and the Gospel images. Both simple and extended metaphors are used, and all the metaphors in the letters of St. Lev of Optina have a special function: they actualize biblical events, describe symbolically the inner world of a person and show the way to the salvation of the soul. It is typical of the Elder to use his own unique tropes, which are very diff erent from the traditional poetic images of the Russian literature of the 19th century.

  6. Vygotskian and Post-Vygotskian Views on Children's Play

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    2015-01-01

    The authors argue that childhood played a special role in the cultural-historical theory of human culture and biosocial development made famous by Soviet psychologist Lev S. Vygotsky and his circle. Th?ey discuss how this school of thought has, in turn, influenced contemporary play studies. Vygotsky used early childhood to test and refi?ne his…

  7. Using the "Zone" to Help Reach Every Learner

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    Silver, Debbie

    2011-01-01

    Basically everything associated with maximizing student engagement, achievement, optimal learning environment, learning zone, and the like can be attributed to the work of Lev Vygotsky (1978). A Russian psychologist and social constructivist, Vygotsky (1896-1934) proposed a concept so fundamental to the theory of motivation that it undergirds…

  8. Using the "Zone" to Help Reach Every Learner

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    Silver, Debbie

    2011-01-01

    Basically everything associated with maximizing student engagement, achievement, optimal learning environment, learning zone, and the like can be attributed to the work of Lev Vygotsky (1978). A Russian psychologist and social constructivist, Vygotsky (1896-1934) proposed a concept so fundamental to the theory of motivation that it undergirds…

  9. LA SIGNIFICACIÓN DE VYGOTSKI PARA LA CONSIDERACIÓN DE LO AFECTIVO EN LA EDUCACIÓN: LAS BASES PARA LA CUESTIÓN DE LA SUBJETIVIDAD

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    Fernando Luis González Rey

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    Full Text Available En el presente artículo se discuten ideas y conceptos centrales de la primera y última parte de la obra de Lev S.Vygotski, los cuales han sido obviados por la mayoría de sus seguidores, tanto en la antigua Psicología Soviética, como en la Psicología Occidental. La obra de Vygotski ha sido identificada, de forma general, con su teoría cultural-histórica, asociada a sus trabajos entre 1928 y 1931. En este trabajo se retoman las ideas de Vygotski sobre el carácter generador de las emociones, el lugar de la fantasía y la imaginación, la personalidad y la unidad de lo cognitivo y lo afectivo, desarrolladas en algunos de sus primeros trabajos y discutidas en relación a sus consecuencias para la educación. También, son analizadas las categorías de sentido, vivencia y situación social del desarrollo, a través de las cuales Vygotski intenta concretar su idea de la unidad de lo cognitivo y lo afectivo en el desarrollo humano. A partir de esas categorías se introduce la cuestión de la subjetividad en el marco histórico cultural, la que se apoya en las categorías de sentido subjetivo y configuraciones subjetivas. Finalmente, se discuten las consecuencias de la reinserción de la cuestión de la subjetividad a partir del legado de Vygotski para la educación.

  10. 维果茨基的语言与思维观%An Investigation on Language & Thought by Vygotsky

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    2014-01-01

    维果茨基,20世纪卓越的心理学家,着重研究思维和语言、儿童语言学习与发展的关系。本文评介了维果茨基如何从实验数据出发,厘清了语言与思维的关系:语言和思维有不同的遗传根源,只是在特定的发生学发展阶段语言和思维才相互汇合,从此这两种功能互相影响共同发展;最后,指出维果茨基的时代局限性。%Vygotsky, an excellent psychologist of the 20th century, mainly explores the relationship between language and thought, interaction and engagement in child learner. Then what is the relation between language and thought? According to Vygotsky, Ontogenetically, thought and language have different roots, merging only at certain moment in ontogenesis, after which the two functions develop together under reciprocal influence. This paper aims to introduce how Vygotsky’s conclusion was drawn and points his limits historically.

  11. Understanding Vygotsky's Motive and Goal: An Exploration of the Work of A. N. Leontiev.

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    Glassman, Michael

    1996-01-01

    Contrasts work of Leontiev and Vygotsky. Suggests that Leontiev concentrated on social activity as a whole, whereas Vygotsky made semiotic mediation through culturally developed symbols a central aspect of his analysis. Maintains that they shared a philosophical base and that Leontiev used Vygotsky's ideas as a starting point to explore human…

  12. Beyond the Individual-Social Antinomy in Discussions of Piaget and Vygotsky.

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    Cole, Michael; Wertsch, James V.

    1996-01-01

    Examines the role attributed to cultural mediation in Piaget's and Vygotsky's theories. Mediation of human action by cultural artifacts was central to Vygotsky's account of human development, but less important for Piaget. Vygotsky's claims regarding social origins of individual mental processes need to be understood in light of claims regarding…

  13. Vygotsky, sign language, and the education of deaf pupils.

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    Zaitseva, G; Pursglove, M; Gregory, S

    1999-01-01

    This article considers the impact of Vygotsky on the education of deaf children in Russia and is a translation/adaptation of an article currently being published in Defektologiia. While Vygotsky perceived sign language as limited in some aspects nevertheless, he always considered that it had a role in education of deaf pupils. He believed that sign language should not be 'treated like an the enemy' and said that 'bilingualism of def people is an objective reality'. However, sign language was banned from Russian schools following a conference decision in 1938. The changing political climate in Russia has lead to the reevaluation of many aspects of life, including approaches to education, and to a reassessment of Vygotsky's ideas and an appreciation of their continuing relevance. Among other things, this has resulted in a reevaluation of the role of sign language for deaf pupils and an emerging interest in sign bilingualism.

  14. Pensamiento y lenguaje. El proyecto de Vygotsky para resolver la crisis de la Psicología

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    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available El análisis de Lev Vygotsky sobre la disciplina de la psicología nos ofrece una perspectiva radical - mente diferente a la de las corrientes dominantes, tanto del siglo pasado como de la psicología ac - tual. Su propuesta parte de un análisis crítico de la psicología de su época, según el cual la psicología era una disciplina fragmentaria y altamente con - tradictoria. Su último libro, Pensamiento y Lenguaje , se puede entender como un primer paso hacia la construcción de una psicología libre de contradic - ciones y como un poderoso ejemplo de un estudio materialista de la conciencia, entendida como un característica de cómo viven los seres humanos en el mundo, y como un sistema dinámico de las fun - ciones psicológicas, entre las que se encuentran el pensamiento y el lenguaje. Ofrecemos una re - flexión crítica del libro, para mostrar, en particular, su énfasis en el rol del “significado de la palabra” en la ontogénesis, el significado intersubjetivo que tiene toda palabra, un recurso que hace posible al niño no solo comunicarse con otras personas, sino también adquirir categorías culturalmente re - levantes y relacionarse con objetos de una manera intelectual. Queremos argumentar que este pro - yecto no solo fue relevante para la psicología de la época de Vygotsky, sino que además, continúa siéndolo para la psicología de nuestros días.

  15. O conceito de "sentido" em Vygotsky: considerações epistemológicas e suas implicações para a investigação psicológica The concept of "meaning" in Vygotsky: epistemological appreciations and its implications for the psychological research

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    Full Text Available Este artigo objetiva resgatar o conceito de "sentido" como recurso analítico nas investigações psicológicas, a partir de deslocamentos e conexões construídas na história epistemológica das ideias de Lev Vygotsky. Para isso, apresentam-se interlocuções e rupturas desse autor com matrizes de pensamento e correntes psicológicas do início do século XX, o que fornece um panorama das possibilidades até então construídas para a compreensão do conceito de "sentido". Posteriormente, tematizam-se nuanças epistemológicas e metodológicas do tratamento dispensado por Vygotsky ao conceito em questão. Conclui-se que, nessa perspectiva, o "sentido" é concebido como acontecimento semântico particular constituído através de relações sociais, nas quais uma gama de signos é posta em jogo, o que permite a emergência de processos de singularização em uma trama interacional histórica e culturalmente constituída. Salientam-se, por fim, algumas implicações dessa concepção para as investigações psicológicas que abordam as práticas sociais e seus processos de significação.This article has the objective of rescuing the concept of "meaning" as analytical resource in the psychological researches from displacements and connections constructed in the epistemological history of lev Vygotsky's ideas. For this, interlocutions and ruptures of this author with thought matrices and psychological chains from the beginning of the 20th century are presented, supplying a panorama of the until then constructed possibilities for understanding the concept of "meaning". Later, epistemological and methodological tones of the treatment excused by Vygotsky to the concept in question are discussed. It is concluded that, in this perspective, "meaning" is conceived as consisting as particular semantic event through social relations in which a gamma of signs is brought to discussion, which allows the emergency of processes of singularization in a plot of

  16. George Kelly: cognitive psychologist, humanistic psychologist, or something else entirely?

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    Benjafield, John G

    2008-11-01

    George Kelly was regarded by some of his contemporaries as a cognitive psychologist and by others as a humanistic psychologist. Kelly himself resisted being rubricized. He did, however, name several people who had been influential in his life and work, one of whom was J.F. Herbart. A comparison of Herbart and Kelly reveals several similarities. Both shared a belief that psychology was fundamentally a mathematical discipline. Both eliminated distinctions usually taken for granted in psychology, such as emotion versus cognition. Reconstructing Kelly's relation to Herbart allows one to see more clearly why Kelly was such a unique figure in 20th century psychology.

  17. How Instruction Influences Conceptual Development: Vygotsky's Theory Revisited

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    Clarà, Marc

    2017-01-01

    Although current interpretations of Vygotsky's theory largely assume that instruction pushes development, the issue of how this occurs has yet to be clarified. For example, the notion of "zone of proximal development" has aroused strong disagreement, and the common conceptualization of the notion of "nonspontaneous concept" has…

  18. From Aesthetics to Psychology: Notes on Vygotsky's "Psychology of Art."

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    Guimaraes Lima, Marcelo

    1995-01-01

    Discusses Vygotsky's ideas in art psychology on the role of emotion in art, the nature of the aesthetic experience, the semiotic nature of psychological processes, and the foundation of a Marxist psychology and a Marxist aesthetics. Central to all of his ideas was his critique of Russian formalism. (MMU)

  19. How Instruction Influences Conceptual Development: Vygotsky's Theory Revisited

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    Clarà, Marc

    2017-01-01

    Although current interpretations of Vygotsky's theory largely assume that instruction pushes development, the issue of how this occurs has yet to be clarified. For example, the notion of "zone of proximal development" has aroused strong disagreement, and the common conceptualization of the notion of "nonspontaneous concept" has…

  20. Understanding Vygotsky for the Classroom: Is It Too Late?

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    Gredler, Margaret E.

    2012-01-01

    Determining the capability of Vygotsky's cultural-historical theory to fulfill key functions of educational theory (such as revealing the complexity of apparently simple events) has been hindered primarily by the following factors: (a) inaccurate information about a minor discussion, the zone of proximal development (ZPD), attracted attention…

  1. Understanding Vygotsky for the Classroom: Is It Too Late?

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    Gredler, Margaret E.

    2012-01-01

    Determining the capability of Vygotsky's cultural-historical theory to fulfill key functions of educational theory (such as revealing the complexity of apparently simple events) has been hindered primarily by the following factors: (a) inaccurate information about a minor discussion, the zone of proximal development (ZPD), attracted attention…

  2. Metacognition and Self-Regulation in James, Piaget, and Vygotsky

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    Fox, Emily; Riconscente, Michelle

    2008-01-01

    This article investigates the intertwined constructs of metacognition and self-regulation as they emerge in the works and theories of James, Piaget, and Vygotsky. To coordinate this exploration, we use an interpretive framework based on the relation of subject and object. In this framework, James's perspective on metacognition and self-regulation…

  3. Selected Leading American Educational Psychologists

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    Ediger, Marlow

    2015-01-01

    There are selected psychologists who have contributed much toward studying problems in teaching and learning. They have suggested plans from research, carefully conducted, which enable educational practices to be set on more secure and justifiable grounds. The writer will briefly write about ten leaders, although there are salient others.

  4. Vygotsky's Fragile Genius in Time and Place: Essay Review of "Understanding Vygotsky: A Quest for Synthesis" by Rene van der Veer and Jaan Valsiner.

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    Youniss, James

    1994-01-01

    Briefly summarizes Vygotsky's life, the appeal and subsequent abandonment of his ideas in the 1960s, and renewal of interest in the 1970s and 1980s (often at the expense of Piaget). Praises van der Veer and Valsinger's book as a realistic picture of Vygotsky's background, life, and work, of the scientific and political context in Russia and of his…

  5. Lev Semjonovič Vygotskij: kulturněhistorická teorie

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    2011-01-01

    Goal of the thesis is to present main topics of L. S. Vygotsky's cultural-historical theory, especially with respect to the question of nature and character of human being. It's focused on philosophical and scientifical sources of the cultural-historical theory and the development of Vygotsky's thinking during his professional career. It attempts to picture his concept in the context of his life, as well as in the context of ideas and historic events of his era.

  6. 10 CFR 712.33 - Designated Psychologist.

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    ... 10 Energy 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Designated Psychologist. 712.33 Section 712.33 Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY HUMAN RELIABILITY PROGRAM Medical Standards § 712.33 Designated Psychologist. (a) The Designated Psychologist reports to the SOMD and determines the psychological fitness of an individual...

  7. Social Scientific Research and Societal Practice: Action Research and Cultural-Historical Research in Methodological Light from Kurt Lewin and Lev S. Vygotsky

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    Chaiklin, Seth

    2011-01-01

    The main interest is the relationship between social scientific research and societal practice, with specific attention on action research and cultural-historical research. To provide a productive way to engage with these research traditions, a historically-grounded, superordinate perspective is formulated that places practice in the centre. This…

  8. Social Scientific Research and Societal Practice: Action Research and Cultural-Historical Research in Methodological Light from Kurt Lewin and Lev S. Vygotsky

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    Chaiklin, Seth

    2011-01-01

    The main interest is the relationship between social scientific research and societal practice, with specific attention on action research and cultural-historical research. To provide a productive way to engage with these research traditions, a historically-grounded, superordinate perspective is formulated that places practice in the centre. This…

  9. Piaget e Vygotsky - um debate possível

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    Maria Suzana De Stefano Menin

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo sobre Piaget e Vygotsky apresentamos alguns conceitos dos dois autores a respeito de três fatores que atuam no desenvolvimento da cognição o ambiente social, a linguagem e os constituintes biológicos. Comparações sobre o significado desses termos são tecidas e, a partir delas, apresentamos questões que podem sugerir prosseguimentos para o debate entre os autores.

  10. Lev Vygotsky’s ideas in family group logopsychotherapy.

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    Karpova, N.L.

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available According to Lev Vygotsky’s theory, every bodily deficiency not only changes a person’s attitude to the world but also entails social consequences, which makes its social and psychological rehabilitation so important. The way in which problems of deformity compensation and supercompensation are solved, is largely determined by a patient`s motivation. The paper deals with stuttering (logoneurosis as an extreme form of broken communication; it analyses the peculiarities of stutteres and their families, and the specific features of treating this defect; it also dwells on issues involving family co-participation in social rehabilitation. The multilayered system of family group logo psychotherapy - treatment of stuttering children, teenagers and adults - is based on Yu.B. Nekrasova’s method of group logopsychotherapy. It also employs non-traditional techniques: Nekrasova’s dynamic psycho-therapeutic diagnostics and biblio-, kinesi-, symbol-, video- and cinema therapies. This system may serve as a model for forming motivational involvement and intragenic activity by patients and their relatives in social rehabilitation processes. The paper describes the levels and psychological structure of motivational involvement and mechanisms of its formation in logopsychotherapeutic processes. Motivational involvement is understood as a source of a subject’s intragenic (inner activity, the paper maps out strategies to form intragenic activity. The family group logopsychotherapeutic techniques may also help optimize communication between parent and child, doctor and patient, teacher and pupil, professor and student.

  11. Nonclassical and Postnonclassical epistemology in Lev Vygotsky’s cultural-historical approach to clinical psychology

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    Zinchenko Y.P.

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available The work presents historiographic and theoretical methodological study of establishment of fundamental theses of L.S. Vygotsky’s cultural-historical concept within the field of clinical psychology.We prove potency in application of contemporary philosophical concepts, which help distinguish between the types of scientific rationality (classical, nonclassical, and postnonclassical, for scientific reflection over the development of psychology and designation of paradigmatic status of cultural-historic concept suggested by L.S. Vygotsky and Vygotsky-Luria syndrome approach at the contemporary stage of science.Present study of scientific works of L.S. Vygotsky and his followers demonstrated that fundamentals of cultural-historic conception suggested by L.S. Vygotsky and further developed in methodology of Vygotsky-Luria syndrome approach, these fundamentals presented the origins of not only non-classical, but as well post-nonclassical model of scientific rationality. They are characterized by post-nonclassical understanding of the object and method of psychological study and post-nonclassical mode of thinking of the scientists.As it was showed, in works of L.S. Vygotsky there formulated general methodological requirements to organization of mental studies, which, on the whole, go in tune with the requirements introduced for study of complex self-developing systems. There were produced arguments to prove that the concept of Vygotsky-Luria syndrome approach describes mental syndromes as dynamic structures, which display the features of self-organization, self-determination and adaptive rationality. Hence, they can be regarded as open self-developing systems.We assume and verify the hypothesis that the syndrome analysis, due to the features of post-nonclassic modeling of scientific rationality it reveals, may be regarded as theoretically productive methodological approach at the modern stage of science.

  12. Ülevõtmispakkumiste õiguslik reguleerimine : [bakalaureusetöö] / Juulika Jõeleht ; Tartu Ülikool, õigusteaduskond ; juhendaja: Andres Vutt

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    Jõeleht, Juulika

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    Ülevõtmispakkumisega seonduvad mõisted ja ülevõtmisdirektiivi areng, enamusaktsionäri õigused ja kohustused, ülevõtmispakkumise tähendus pakkumise objektiks olevale äriühingule, vähemusaktsionäride kaitse, riiklik järelevalve ja info andmise kohustus

  13. Psychologists

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    ... Contact & Help Economic Releases Latest Releases » Major Economic Indicators » Schedules for news Releases » By Month By News ... styles, and employee morale. They also work with management on matters such as policy planning, ... Hospitals; state, local, and private 6 Individual and family ...

  14. Child Psychologist:Jean Piaget

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    2006-01-01

    Jean Piaget(1896-1980),a professor of psychology at theUniversity of Geneva from 1929 to 1954,was a French Swissdevelopmental psychologist who is most well known for organizingcognitive development into a series of stages,including Sensorimotor,Pheoperational,Concrete Operational,and Formal Operational.Piaget’s theory supposes that people develop schemas(conceptualmodels)by either assimilating or accommodating new information.These concepts can be explained as fitting information in to existingschemas,and altering existing schemas in order to accommodate newinformation,respectively.

  15. Review of the Article by Orlando Lourenco:Piaget and Vygotsky: Many resemblances, and a crucial difference(NewIdeasinPsychology 30 (2012 P. 281-295

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    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available The article sets a goal to introduce readers to the article of Orlando Lourenco, professor of Lisbon University, who suggests totally new (and from his point of view unreasonably ignored for a long period of time parameters of assessing resemblances and differences in approaches of two influential developmental psychologists (Piaget and Vygotsky to several fundamental problems of psychology: 1the origins of knowledge and motor of development; 2 influence of equal vs. those based on authorities relations on child development and learning; 3 the more appropriate method for studying developmental changes; 4the importance of the distinction between true vs. necessary knowledge;5 the role of transformation vs. transmission in the development and learning phenomena.

  16. A Comparative Study of Vygotsky's Perspectives on Child Language Development with Nativism and Behaviorism

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    Dastpak, Mehdi; Behjat, Fatemeh; Taghinezhad, Ali

    2017-01-01

    This study aimed at investigating the similarities and differences between Vygotsky's perspectives on child language development with nativism and behaviorism. Proposing the idea of the Zone of Proximal Development, Vygotsky emphasized the role of collaborative interaction, scaffolding, and guided participation in language learning. Nativists, on…

  17. Vygotsky, "Defectology," and the Inclusion of People of Difference in the Broader Cultural Stream

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    Smagorinsky, Peter

    2012-01-01

    This essay reviews Vygotsky's work on defectology. First, Vygotsky's cultural heritage as a Jew during the transformation from Tsarist Russia to the Soviet Union is considered as a factor in his views on defectology and inclusion. The review then outlines his perspective on the "defect," including his definition of "defect," his view of the…

  18. Finding the "Prism": Understanding Vygotsky's "Perezhivanie" as an Ontogenetic Unit of Child Consciousness

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    Michell, Michael

    2016-01-01

    The concept of perezhivanie, Vygotsky's "last word" on psychology, has been among the most difficult of his theoretical constructs to define and operationalise in research. Drawing on close analysis of key texts, this article identifies and examines three defining attributes of "perezhivanie" found throughout Vygotsky's works.…

  19. [Understanding Vygotsky's Motive and Goal: An Exploration of the Work of A. N. Leontiev.] Commentary.

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    Kozulin, Alex

    1996-01-01

    Maintains that, although Leontiev's sociocultural orientation and its activity emphasis were inherited from Vygotsky's theory, the two men's theoretical motives and goals differed. Vygotsky's focus on symbolic mediation transforming psychological processes and Leontiev's on activities leading to internalization of action in mental processes were…

  20. "The Mozart of Psychology": "Mind in Society" by L. S. Vygotsky: Implications for Improving Literacy.

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    Friedman, Sheila

    L. S. Vygotsky's book "Mind in Society" was published more than 50 years ago in Russia, but it is now being recognized as relevant to contemporary research in child development because of the areas of investigation that he suggested. Vygotsky views children as active participants in their own learning and suggests that researchers…

  1. "The Mozart of Psychology": "Mind in Society" by L. S. Vygotsky: Implications for Improving Literacy.

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    Friedman, Sheila

    L. S. Vygotsky's book "Mind in Society" was published more than 50 years ago in Russia, but it is now being recognized as relevant to contemporary research in child development because of the areas of investigation that he suggested. Vygotsky views children as active participants in their own learning and suggests that researchers…

  2. The psychologist's dilemma ESHHS Paper Utrecht 2010

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    van Hezewijk, René; Stam, Henderikus

    2010-01-01

    The Psychologists Dilemma Game René van Hezewijk and Henderikus Stam Among the recurrent cleavages that define 20th century psychology is the deep division between psychologies that distance the psychologist from the phenomenon under investigation from those that engage the question under investigation from the perspective of the reflexive capacities of the psychologist as one among other human beings and/or members of a specific culture. Most obvious was the emergence – in the late nineteent...

  3. Väetiserinne tõotab hoogsaid ülevõtmisi / Romet Kreek

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    Kreek, Romet, 1972-

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    Maailma suurim väetisetootja Potash Corp. Of Saskatchewan lükkas tagasi maailma suurima kaevanduskompanii BHP Billitoni 39 mld. dollari suuruse ülevõtmispakkumise. Liituda võivad Venemaa potasetootjad Silvinit ja Uralkal

  4. Rak izletshim u 80 iz 100 zabolevshihh detei / Lev Durnov ; interv. Kim Smirnov

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    1999-01-01

    Intervjuu Venemaa N. Blohhini nimelise Onkoloogia Teadusliku Keskuse peadirektori asetäitja Lev Durnoviga keskuseLaste Onkoloogia ja Hematoloogia Teadusliku Uurimise Instituudi tööst laste vähktõve ravimisel

  5. Rak izletshim u 80 iz 100 zabolevshihh detei / Lev Durnov ; interv. Kim Smirnov

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    Intervjuu Venemaa N. Blohhini nimelise Onkoloogia Teadusliku Keskuse peadirektori asetäitja Lev Durnoviga keskuseLaste Onkoloogia ja Hematoloogia Teadusliku Uurimise Instituudi tööst laste vähktõve ravimisel

  6. Active Learning: The Dewey, Piaget, Vygotsky, and Constructivist Theory Perspectives

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    Full Text Available Active Learning Approach has long been implemented in Indonesian schools, and until now the implementation of Active Learning Approach remains to be suggested to improve the quality of learning process in Indonesian classrooms. However, the constraint is still on the definition of active learning itself. This article discusses the nature of Active Learning from the perspectives of four theories: Dewey's theory of progressive education, Piaget's theory of assimilation and accommodation, Vygotsky's theory of social context and zone of proximal development, and theory of constructivism. The discussion involves the nature of knowledge, learning, and teaching including the roles of teachers in active learning based on the four theories

  7. [Psychologist-nurse, a rewarding collaboration].

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    Léger, Isabelle; Cludy, Laurence

    2011-10-01

    Psychologist-nurse, a rewarding collaboration. The collaboration between nurses and psychologists is relatively recent within healthcare institutes. Gaining maximum value from such a collaboration requires solid knowledge of the roles and the limits of each profession as well as a real desire to work together, for the benefit of the greater well-being of the patient and, indirectly, of the teams.

  8. The psychologist's dilemma ESHHS Paper Utrecht 2010

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    van Hezewijk, René; Stam, Henderikus

    2010-01-01

    The Psychologists Dilemma Game René van Hezewijk and Henderikus Stam Among the recurrent cleavages that define 20th century psychology is the deep division between psychologies that distance the psychologist from the phenomenon under investigation from those that engage the question under investi

  9. The psychologist's dilemma ESHHS Paper Utrecht 2010

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    van Hezewijk, René; Stam, Henderikus

    2010-01-01

    The Psychologists Dilemma Game René van Hezewijk and Henderikus Stam Among the recurrent cleavages that define 20th century psychology is the deep division between psychologies that distance the psychologist from the phenomenon under investigation from those that engage the question under investi

  10. The Legalization of the School Psychologists' World

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    Kirp, David L.; Kirp, Lauren M.

    1976-01-01

    Discusses the increasing tendency of legal rules to shape school psychologist's conduct. The article suggests that "the legalization of the school psychologist's world" may afford an opportunity to reshape, in more "nonformal" and collegial ways, relationships with other school professions, students, and parents. (Author)

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    van Hezewijk, René; Stam, Henderikus

    2010-01-01

    The Psychologists Dilemma Game René van Hezewijk and Henderikus Stam Among the recurrent cleavages that define 20th century psychology is the deep division between psychologies that distance the psychologist from the phenomenon under investigation from those that engage the question under

  12. A New Role for the Psychologist?

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    Ainscow, Mel

    1976-01-01

    The educational psychologist and the school staff of an ESN(M) (educationally sub-normal) special school in Great Britain could relate more meaningfully if the assessments of the students by both teachers and psychologists were related to a curriculum based on sequencing of skills. (IM)

  13. From Vygotsky to Vygotskian psychology: introduction to the history of the Kharkov School.

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    Yasnitsky, Anton; Ferrari, Michel

    2008-01-01

    Around the end of the 1920s, Vygotsky introduced his integrative framework for psycho-logical research to the Soviet Union. This framework was not abandoned and forgotten until its rediscovery in Russia and America in the 1950s, as some claim. In fact, even after his untimely death in 1934, Vygotsky remained the spiritual leader of a group of his for-mer students and collaborators, who became known as the Kharkov School. This paper reconstructs the early intellectual history of Vygotskian psychology, as it emerged, around the time of Vygotsky's death, in the research program of the Kharkov School.

  14. Psychologists and child psychological maltreatment severity assessment.

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    Arruabarrena, Ignacia; De Paúl, Joaquín; Indias, Silvia; Ullate, María

    2013-01-01

    Psychological maltreatment (PM) is probably the most difficult child maltreatment form to detect and evaluate. The objective of this research was to determine the effect of an instrument developed to improve accuracy in the assessment of PM severity in Child Protection Services (CPS). Case vignettes representing different severity levels of PM situations were used. 146 CPS psychologists participated in the study. A first group was made up of 115 psychologists who had been trained in the use of the instrument for 4 hours. The second group was made up of 31 psychologists who had been using the instrument for more than 12 months at the time of the study. Psychologists from the first group rated the severity of the vignettes in two ways: applying their own daily work criteria and applying the instrument after the training. Accurate ratings clearly improved when psychologists used the instrument criteria. However, only psychologists who had used the instrument for more than 12 months at the time of the study obtained more than 80% of accurate ratings. Results support the importance for CPS psychologists to use psychological maltreatment severity assessment instruments and show the conditions under which they could be effective.

  15. Uncovering the truth behind Vygotsky's cognitive apprenticeship: engaging reflective practitioners in the 'master-apprentice' relationship

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    In recent years theories of situated cognition sharing the idea that learning and doing are inseparable as part of a process of enculturation, largely based upon the work of Vygotsky in developing a model of ‘cognitive apprenticeship’, have received much attention in education (Vygotsky, 1978) as an insightful model underpinning forms of learning and teaching. The master-apprentice relationship using techniques of apprenticeship such as modelling, scaffolding and reflection has since been use...

  16. Some Enlightenment of Lev Vygotsky’ s Cognitive-developmental Theory on Kindness Education of Middle School Students%Journal of Qinzhou University

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    2016-01-01

    This paper explored the rationality and necessity of kindness education of middle school students from the perspec-tive of cognition. On the basis of Lev Vygotsky's Cognitive-developmental Theory, combined with cognitive psychology of kind-ness education of middle school students, this paper concluded enlightenment in three aspects:we shall pay attention to the influ-ence of language on development, adopt reasonable teaching methods and strengthen the cultivation of student's concept of kind-ness;we shall pay attention to the influence of social culture on development and create a good environment to cultivate their val-ues of kindness;we shall grasp the key period of kindness education according to the theory of“Zone of Proximal Development”.%从认知角度思考中学生的友善教育有其合理性和必要性。立足维果斯基的认知发展理论,考虑中学生友善教育的认知心理,得出开展中学生友善教育的三点启发:重视语言对发展的影响,运用合理的灌输方法,加强学生友善观念的培育;重视社会文化对发展的影响,为学生培养友善价值观创设良好的环境;依据“最近发展区”理论,把握中学生友善教育的关键期。

  17. Teatro na escola: considerações a partir de Vygotsky Theater play at school: reflections on Vygotsky

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    Full Text Available Este artigo fundamenta-se nas ideias de Vygotsky a respeito da importância da interação social e da arte no desenvolvimento humano: o que pressupõe, além da dimensão cognitiva, a afetividade. Discute a realização de atividades teatrais na escola como prática educativa motivadora da aprendizagem, da interação social e da expressão individual dos sujeitos. O teatro é uma modalidade artística que privilegia o uso da linguagem e promove o desenvolvimento da imaginação e do pensamento generalizante. Como atividade coletiva, o teatro promove uma forma especial de interação e cooperação entre os sujeitos. O teatro motiva os alunos à aprendizagem e lhes permite construir seu próprio conhecimento. Entende-se que é possível promover aprendizagem e desenvolvimento dos educandos por meio da atividade e linguagem teatral.This paper is based on Vygotsky's ideas about the importance of social interaction and art on human development: it is inferred that cognitive dimension and affectivity are involved. Discusses the performance of theatrical activities at school as an educational practice that motivates learning, social interaction and subject's personal expression. The theater is an artistic form that privileges the use of language and promotes the development of imagination and generalizing thought. As a collective activity, the theater promotes a special form of interaction and cooperation between subjects. The theater motivates the students for learning and allows them to build their own knowledge. One understands that is possible to promote student's learning and development through theatrical activity and language.

  18. The methodological perspective in Vygotsky: the dialectical materialism A perspectiva metodológica em Vygotsky: o materialismo dialético

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    Full Text Available Some concepts developed by the Soviet Psychology (especially by Vygotsky; Leonliev and Luria are discussed. Based on the concepts, the historical and dialectic materialism for the children psychological development study are revived. Discutem-se alguns conceitos desenvolvidos pela Psicologia Soviética (especificamente por Vygotsky, Leontiev e Luria resgatando, a partir deles, a perspectiva do materialismo histórico e do materialismo dialético para o estudo do desenvolvimento psicológico da criança.

  19. Vygotsky and the Theories of Emotions: in search of a possible dialogue Vygotsky e as Teorias das Emoções: em busca de um possível diálogo

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    The purpose of this article is to articulate Vygotsky's theoretical conceptualizations on Historical-Cultural Psychology with studies on emotions. The text emphasizes Vygotsky's theories on the development of higher psychological processes and mediation of signs in its constitution. We propose a way of understanding emotions based on the historical-cultural approach, starting from a plausible analogy with Vygotsky's ideas on thinking and language. Finally, the construction of such idea on the...

  20. Recent advances in inverse scattering, Schur analysis and stochastic processes a collection of papers dedicated to Lev Sakhnovich

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    The volume is dedicated to Lev Sakhnovich, who made fundamental contributions in operator theory and related topics. Besides bibliographic material, it includes a number of selected papers related to Lev Sakhnovich's research interests. The papers are related to operator identities, moment problems, random matrices and linear stochastic systems.

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    Zinchenko, Yury P.

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    Full Text Available This special issue of “Psychology in Russia: State of the Art” is dedicated to the 120th anniversary of Lev Vygotsky, an outstanding Russian (Soviet psychologist whose cultural-historical approach has given rise to numerous theoretical advances, empirical research and applied methods in psychology and education worldwide.

  2. Entrepreneurship Education by Design

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    Lahn, Leif Christian; Erikson, Truls

    2016-01-01

    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to outline a theoretical platform for a design-based approach to entrepreneurship education grounded in the ideas of the Russian psychologist and linguist Lev S. Vygotsky by reconceptualising the development of entrepreneurial expertise as artefact-mediated activity. This model is elaborated into some core…

  3. Creating Joint Attentional Frames and Pointing to Evidence in the Reading and Writing Process

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    Unger, John A.; Liu, Rong; Scullion, Vicki A.

    2015-01-01

    This theory-into-practice paper integrates Tomasello's concept of Joint Attentional Frames and well-known ideas related to the work of Russian psychologist, Lev Vygotsky, with more recent ideas from social semiotics. Classroom procedures for incorporating student-created Joint Attentional Frames into literacy lessons are explained by links to…

  4. A Trans-Actional Approach to Moral Development

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    Pamental, Matthew

    2010-01-01

    Among the latest trends in moral educational theory, several authors have suggested that a sociocultural approach to moral education is an improvement over the dominant cognitive-developmental and character educational paradigms. This approach draws its inspiration from the work of the Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky. In the 1920s, Vygotsky…

  5. Private Speech in Ballet

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    Johnston, Dale

    2006-01-01

    Authoritarian teaching practices in ballet inhibit the use of private speech. This paper highlights the critical importance of private speech in the cognitive development of young ballet students, within what is largely a non-verbal art form. It draws upon research by Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky and contemporary socioculturalists, to…

  6. The Zone of Proximal "Teacher" Development

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    Warford, Mark K.

    2011-01-01

    Toward the end of his short life, Lev Vygotsky found himself teaching teachers in a remote part of the USSR. Though his influence as a developmental psychologist is well-established, little is known about his approach to teacher development. This article applies the researcher's core concept, the zone of proximal development to teacher education.…

  7. Consciousness, Social Heredity, and Development: The Evolutionary Thought of James Mark Baldwin

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    Wozniak, Robert H.

    2009-01-01

    James Mark Baldwin is one of the most important and least known early American scientific psychologists. Drawing inspiration from Charles Darwin and other evolutionists of the period, Baldwin developed a biosocial theory of psychological development that influenced both Jean Piaget and Lev S. Vygotsky; and he proposed a mechanism relating learned…

  8. Private Speech in Ballet

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    Johnston, Dale

    2006-01-01

    Authoritarian teaching practices in ballet inhibit the use of private speech. This paper highlights the critical importance of private speech in the cognitive development of young ballet students, within what is largely a non-verbal art form. It draws upon research by Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky and contemporary socioculturalists, to…

  9. Consciousness, Social Heredity, and Development: The Evolutionary Thought of James Mark Baldwin

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    Wozniak, Robert H.

    2009-01-01

    James Mark Baldwin is one of the most important and least known early American scientific psychologists. Drawing inspiration from Charles Darwin and other evolutionists of the period, Baldwin developed a biosocial theory of psychological development that influenced both Jean Piaget and Lev S. Vygotsky; and he proposed a mechanism relating learned…

  10. Entrepreneurship Education by Design

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    Lahn, Leif Christian; Erikson, Truls

    2016-01-01

    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to outline a theoretical platform for a design-based approach to entrepreneurship education grounded in the ideas of the Russian psychologist and linguist Lev S. Vygotsky by reconceptualising the development of entrepreneurial expertise as artefact-mediated activity. This model is elaborated into some core…

  11. The National Association of School Psychologists' Self-Assessment Tool for School Psychologists: Factor Structure and Relationship to the National Association of School Psychologists' Practice Model

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    Eklund, Katie; Rossen, Eric; Charvat, Jeff; Meyer, Lauren; Tanner, Nick

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    The National Association of School Psychologists' Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological Services (2010a), often referred to as the National Association of School Psychologists' Practice Model, describes the comprehensive range of professional skills and competencies available from school psychologists across 10 domains. The…

  12. Kohustusliku ülevõtmispakkumise hinna regulatsioon Eestis : [magistritöö] / Dmitri Rozenblat ; Tartu Ülikool, õigusteaduskond ; juhendaja: Gerd Laub

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    Hinnast kui peamisest konfliktiallikast ülevõtmispakkumises, hinnast huvide tasakaalustamise instrumendina, Eestis kehtivast hinnaregulatsiooni kohendamise võimalustest hinnaga seotud huvide optimaalse tasakaalu saavutamiseks, kohustusliku ülevõtmispakkumise hinnast pärast pakkumise avalikustamist toimuvates aktsia omandamistes

  13. The development of Vygotsky's concept of mediation and its implication for education%维果茨基中介概念的发展及其对教育的影响

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    本文对维果茨基的中介概念进行了分析。中介分为元认知中介和认知中介两种主要类型,元认知中介指自我调节的符号工具的获得,认知中介指获得解决问题所必需的认知工具。在介绍近年来俄、美有关研究进展的基础上,探讨了维果茨基中介概念对当前教育的影响。%The concept of mediation of L. S. Vygotsky is analyzed in this article. Mediation involves metacognitive mediation and cognitive mediation. The former refers to the acquisition of semiotic tools of self-regulation; the later refers to the acquisition of cognitive tools that are necessary for solving subject-domain problems. The impact of Vygotsky's mediation on current educational activities is also discussed based on the relevant new researches of American and Russian psychologists.

  14. Reflections on Practical Applications of the Theory of Vygotsky's Zone of Proimal Development%关于维果茨基最近发展区理论在实际应用中的几点思考

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    20世纪前苏联心理学家维果茨基提出了最近发展区的教育心理学概念,对教育教学研究产生了深远的影响。当代教育心理学界又对维果茨基的理论进行了进一步的探究,发展出学业求助理论、支架理论、互惠教学等。本文中笔者试图以实际教学为切入点探讨上述几种理论在实际运用中的误区和值得探讨的问题。%In the 20th century,the former Soviet psychologist Vygotsky proposed the zone of proximal development concept of educational psychology,has had a profound impact on education teaching and research.Contemporary educational psychology circles did further exploration on Vygotsky's theory,developing the theory of academic help-seeking,scaffolding theory,reciprocal teaching.The author of this article tried as an entry point to the actual teaching of the several theories in the practical application of misunderstandings and issues worth exploring.

  15. An Explication of Concordance between Man's Mental Structure and the Narrative Structure in the Light of Vygotsky's SCT

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    Azabdaftari, Behrooz

    2013-01-01

    This paper seeks to throw light on the concordance between man's mental structure and the structure of narrative with regard to Vygotsky's sociocultural theory. In so doing, the author first provides the backdrop of the literature on the topic by first explaining Vygotsky's approach to the genesis of mind, and then gives a synoptic account of the…

  16. A Re-Examination of Defining Moments in Vygotsky's Work and Their Implications for His Continuing Legacy

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    Gonzalez Rey, Fernando

    2011-01-01

    This article argues for the idea of different moments in Vygotsky's work while highlighting combinations of ideas and concepts that were particularly emphasized in distinct moments of his work. After Vygotsky's death, these moments were not considered a theoretical system in development, either in former Soviet psychology or in Western…

  17. A Re-Examination of Defining Moments in Vygotsky's Work and Their Implications for His Continuing Legacy

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    Gonzalez Rey, Fernando

    2011-01-01

    This article argues for the idea of different moments in Vygotsky's work while highlighting combinations of ideas and concepts that were particularly emphasized in distinct moments of his work. After Vygotsky's death, these moments were not considered a theoretical system in development, either in former Soviet psychology or in Western…

  18. Child Maltreatment and the School Psychologist

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    Viezel, Kathleen D.; Davis, Andrew S.

    2015-01-01

    Child maltreatment remains a relevant issue for school psychologists. This special issue was designed to provide school psychology practitioners, researchers, and other school personnel with current, empirically sound information about child maltreatment. This introduction provides context for the articles in this volume, including definitions of…

  19. Bereavement: a postgraduate training design for psychologists

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    2015-09-01

    Full Text Available Background: death is a fact that impacts the lives of all human beings, so that it can neither be ignored nor distanced from its subsequent bereavement period, even if being wished. The grief reaction is one of the problems that most frequently demand the assistance of health staff, especially psychologists in all health care areas.Objective: to devise a system of activities that contributes to increase the psychologists’ knowledge about bereavement and its management.Methods: a multiple cases study was carried out with the application of two research instruments (questionnaire and interview to those psychologists who work in primary and secondary health care in Las Tunas municipality to diagnose their needs related to the management of bereavement. Qualitative methodology was used, based on the method of participatory action research, and workshops were designed as forms of educational intervention.Results: it was proved that psychologists have insufficient theoretical and methodological training in relation to care for the bereaved. Consequently, psychotherapeutic workshops were designed, offering the general methodology and procedures to be followed by the professional who assists the bereaved.Conclusions: psychotherapeutic workshops constitute a referential theoretical and practical model very useful for the preparation of psychologists to deal with bereavement.

  20. Training Ethical Psychologists: An Acculturation Model.

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    Gottlieb, Michael C.; Handelsman, Mitchell M.; Knapp, Samuel

    This paper posits the thesis that socialization into the profession of psychology is a process of acculturation. Students enter training with their own value traditions but are required to learn new ones when they become psychologists. The assumptions of the framework are that this "professional acculturation" (a) takes place over time, (b)…

  1. Child Maltreatment and the School Psychologist

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    Viezel, Kathleen D.; Davis, Andrew S.

    2015-01-01

    Child maltreatment remains a relevant issue for school psychologists. This special issue was designed to provide school psychology practitioners, researchers, and other school personnel with current, empirically sound information about child maltreatment. This introduction provides context for the articles in this volume, including definitions of…

  2. The Musician, the Researcher and the Psychologist

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    2013-01-01

    The Musician, the Researcher and the Psychologist The aim of this presentation is to illuminate and discuss some connections between the therapeutic profession and development of music pedagogic theory. A topic that initially emerged as a result of a sub-study in my PhD -project about professiona...

  3. Integrating Vygotsky's theory of relational ontology into early childhood science education

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    Kirch, Susan A.

    2014-03-01

    In Science Education during Early Childhood: A Cultural- Historical Perspective, Wolff-Michael Roth, Maria Inês Mafra Goulart and Katerina Plakitsi explore the practical application of Vygotsky's relational ontological theory of human development to early childhood science teaching and teacher development. In this review, I interrogate how Roth et al. conceptualize "emergent curriculum" within the Eurocentric cultural-historical traditions of early childhood education that evolved primarily from the works of Vygotsky and Piaget and compare it to the conceptualizations from other prominent early childhood researchers and curriculum developers. I examine the implications of the authors' interpretation of emergence for early childhood science education and teacher preparation.

  4. Sex Bias in Clinical Judgment among School Psychologists.

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    Prout, H. Thompson; Frederickson, Anne K.

    1991-01-01

    Used analogue case study format to examine sex bias in clinical judgment among school psychologists. Varied sex of adolescent and problem type in 2 X 2 design. School psychologists read case study and rated perceived disturbance and importance of intervention. Psychologists rated it more important to intervene when subject was male; no differences…

  5. School Psychologists' Role Concerning Children with Chronic Illnesses in Schools

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    Barraclough, Camille; Machek, Greg

    2010-01-01

    The authors examined the role of school psychologists in working with children with chronic illnesses in the schools. A total of 300 practicing school psychologists in public schools, drawn from the National Association of School Psychologists membership directory, completed a standard mail survey. The survey solicited information on (a) graduate…

  6. 38 CFR 1.514a - Disclosure to private psychologists.

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    ... psychologists. 1.514a Section 1.514a Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS... Disclosure to private psychologists. When a beneficiary elects to obtain therapy or analysis as a private patient from a private psychologist, such information in the medical record as may be pertinent may...

  7. School Psychologist Diagnostic Decision-Making: A Pilot Study

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    Barnard-Brak, Lucy; Stevens, Tara; Robinson, Eric; Holt, Ann

    2013-01-01

    The current study examined the diagnostic decision-making of school psychologists as a function of a student's disability and academic performance with three research questions using a randomly-selected sample of school psychologists from the state of Texas. Results from the first research question indicated that school psychologists significantly…

  8. Cognitive Assessment Practices: A Survey of School Psychologists

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    Sotelo-Dynega, Marlene; Dixon, Shauna G.

    2014-01-01

    The present article describes an exploratory study regarding the preferred cognitive assessment practices of current school psychologists. Three hundred and twenty-three school psychologists participated in the survey. The results suggest that the majority of school psychologists endorsed that they base their assessment practices on an underlying…

  9. National Association of School Psychologists Principles for Professional Ethics

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    The mission of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) is to represent school psychology and support school psychologists to enhance the learning and mental health of all children and youth. "School psychologists" provide effective services to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally.…

  10. Hydrothermal conversion of FAU zeolite into LEV zeolite in the presence of non-calcined seed crystals

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    Yashiki, Ayako; Honda, Koutaro; Fujimoto, Ayumi; Shibata, Shohei; Ide, Yusuke; Sadakane, Masahiro; Sano, Tsuneji

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    Hydrothermal conversion of Faujasite-type (FAU) zeolite into Levynite (LEV) zeolite without the use of an organic structure-directing agent (OSDA) was successfully achieved in the presence of non-calcined seed crystals. The interzeolite conversion depended strongly upon the alkalinity (OH -/SiO 2) of the starting gel, the Si/Al ratio of the starting FAU zeolite and the type of alkaline metal employed. Successful conversion of FAU zeolites into pure LEV zeolite was achieved only for FAU zeolites with Si/Al ratios in the range of 19-26, under highly alkaline conditions (OH -/SiO 2=0.6) by using NaOH as an alkali source. Although the yield of LEV zeolite prepared by this method was lower (18-26%) than that of the conventional hydrothermal synthesis with the use of SDA, the obtained LEV zeolite exhibited a unique core/shell structure.

  11. 42 CFR 410.71 - Clinical psychologist services and services and supplies incident to clinical psychologist services.

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    ... 42 Public Health 2 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Clinical psychologist services and services and supplies incident to clinical psychologist services. 410.71 Section 410.71 Public Health CENTERS FOR... MEDICAL INSURANCE (SMI) BENEFITS Medical and Other Health Services § 410.71 Clinical psychologist...

  12. L.S. Vygotsky in the 21st century

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    Full Text Available Although Lev Vygotsky’s interpretation of human cognition was proposed almost one century ago, new scientific and technological advances have significantly supported many of his ideas and hypotheses. His cultural-historical theory of psychological processes, and his contributions to educational psychology, have continued growing without interruption. In this paper, three of Vygotsky’s hypotheses are examined in light of 21st century scientific developments: The influence of cultural factors on human cognition. A diversity of research studies in different countries has corroborated the crucial impact of culture on cognitive test performance; The role of language in higher psychological processes. According to Vygotsky’s cultural-historical approach, cognitive processes (“complex psychological processes” are social in origin, but complex and hierarchical in their structure. Intrinsic to the systemic organization of higher cognitive processes is the engagement of external artifacts (objects, symbols, signs, which have an independent history of development within a culture; and The hypothesis that thought and general complex cognition is associated with certain “inner speech.” Some contemporary neuroimaging studies (particularly PET and fMRI analyzing “inner speech” have been carried out. These studies have attempted to find the areas of the brain involved in “inner speech.” These scientific advances significantly support Vygotsky’s interpretation of human cognition. It has been found that inner speech depends on activity in Broca’s area and related brain network activity in the left hemisphere. Hence, inner speech is closely related to grammar, language production, and executive functions. Vygotsky’s important contribution to the understanding of psychological processes has stimulated, and continues to stimulate, a substantial amount of research in this area.

  13. History's mysteries demystified: becoming a psychologist-historian.

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    Vaughn-Blount, Kelli; Rutherford, Alexandra; Baker, David; Johnson, Deborah

    2009-01-01

    More than 40 years ago, psychologist-historian Robert Watson argued that the study of history was of particular salience to psychology. In this article we explore the relationship between psychology and history and argue that the psychologist-historian plays a vital role in the discipline of psychology. We provide a brief overview of the emergence of the history of psychology as a professional subdiscipline, describe who psychologist-historians are, explain why they are needed, and detail how to join their ranks. We argue that increasing historical sophistication among psychologists will have beneficial effects on research and teaching, and we invite all psychologists to participate in the making of psychology's history.

  14. Chronic headache: the role of the psychologist.

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    Nicholson, Robert A

    2010-02-01

    The role of the psychologist in chronic headache needs to be tailored to the patient's presentation. For some patients, psychological issues need to be directly addressed (eg, psychiatric comorbidity, difficulties coping with headache, significant problems with sleep and/or stress, medication overuse, and history of abuse). Other situations (eg, patients' beliefs about their readiness to change ability to actively manage headaches, medication adherence, and managing triggers) involve behavioral/psychological principles even when there is no direct contact with a psychologist. This article reviews the literature on the importance of psychological issues in headache management and provides suggestions for how to address behavioral and cognitive factors and their potential for improved headache care.

  15. Pavlov as a psychologist. A reappraisal.

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    Windholz, G

    1987-01-01

    American psychologists are informed on Pavlov's work on conditional reflexes but not on the full development of his theory of higher nervous activity. This article shows that Pavlov's theory of higher nervous activity dealt with concepts that concerned contemporary psychologists. Pavlov used the conditioning of the salivary reflex for methodological purposes. Pavlov's theory of higher nervous activity encompassed overt behavior, neural processes, and the conscious experience. The strong Darwinian element of Pavlov's theory, with its stress on the higher organisms' adaptation, is described. With regard to learning, Pavlov, at the end of his scholarly career, proposed that although all learning involves the formation of associations, the organism's adaptation to the environment is established through conditioning, but the accumulation of knowledge is established by trial and error.

  16. The activity model of legal psychologist

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    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available We propose an activity model of legal psychologist work. As a basis for the construction of the system of legal psychologist activity, we use trajectory of teenager living in the legal field. As the main activities within their respective specializations, we highlighted prevention, maintenance and rehabilitation. We define the main activities necessary for the development within the FGOSIII specialization 050407 “Pedagogy and Psychology of deviant behavior”: general and pathopsychologic diagnostics, development activity and psychological education, psycho-correction, psychological counseling. Accordingly, we define the types of psychological practices. We highlight the motivational and integrative practice (teaching introductory and trainee. We propose a system of training modules, ensuring the formation of the necessary competencies. The modules feature is their focus on practice (the association of training courses with the main types of psychological practice.

  17. Research contributions of counseling psychologists to neuropsychology.

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    Lopez, S J; Ryan, J J; Sumerall, S W

    1998-10-01

    Research productivity of counseling psychologists with credentials in clinical neuropsychology were examined. Eighteen were ABPP/ABCN Diplomates. Division 40 Fellows, or both. They published an average of 3.06 (SD= 4.82; range = 0 to 20) neuropsychologically relevant, first-authored articles over the past 5 years. When counseling psychologists were compared to a random sample of ABPP/ABCN diplomates with doctoral degrees in other areas of psychology, no reliable differences emerged between the groups in age, research productivity, or number of years between graduation and receipt of the ABPP/ABCN diploma. Research contributions of neuropsychologists with degrees in counseling psychology are comparable to those of ABPP/ABCN diplomates who were trained in other areas of psychology (e.g., clinical, developmental, and physiological).

  18. Vygotsky's Stage Theory: The Psychology of Art and the Actor under the Direction of "Perezhivanie"

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    Smagorinsky, Peter

    2011-01-01

    This article reviews Vygotsky's writings on arts (particularly logocentric art including the theater) and emotions, drawing on his initial exploration in "The Psychology of Art" and his final considerations set forth in a set of essays, treatises, and lectures produced in the last years of his life. The review of "The Psychology of Art" includes…

  19. A dynamic systems model of basic developmental mechanisms : Piaget, Vygotsky, and beyond

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    1998-01-01

    A dynamic systems model is proposed on the basis of a general developmental mechanism adopted from the theories of J. Piaget and L. S. Vygotsky, more particularly a mechanism based on the concepts assimilation versus accommodation and actual development versus zone of proximal development. In the

  20. Durkheim and Vygotsky's Theories of Knowledge and Their Implications for a Critical Educational Theory

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    Young, Michael

    2007-01-01

    This paper is part of the ongoing work of the author and others in developing a social realist theory of knowledge for educational studies. It contrasts Durkheim and Vygotsky's theories and why both are important for educational theory. It begins by emphasizing the similarities between them; that knowledge has to be understood in terms of its…

  1. Mediated Learning--The Contributions of Vygotsky and Feuerstein in Theory and Practice.

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    Presseisen, Barbara Z.; Kozulin, Alex

    The concept of mediated learning is examined, focusing on the work of L. Vygotsky (1896-1934) and R. Feuerstein (born 1921). Mediated learning is the subtle social interaction between teacher and learner in the enrichment of the student's learning experience. Both theorists take a strong sociological approach to the development of intelligence and…

  2. Vygotsky from ZPD to ZCD in Moral Education: Reshaping Western Theory and Practices in Local Context

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    Balakrishnan, Vishalache; Claiborne, Lise Bird

    2012-01-01

    This article explores Vygotsky's concept of the Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) in the Malaysian context to support local reform of the Moral Education (ME) classroom. Small groups of students in three different types of school were involved in a participant action research (PAR) project. Such classrooms in Malaysia bring together students from…

  3. Vygotsky Meets Technology: A Reinvention of Collaboration in the Early Childhood Mathematics Classroom

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    Cicconi, Megan

    2014-01-01

    With the advent of Web 2.0, Vygotsky's traditional role of the more knowledgeable other (MKO) has been transformed. This transformation shifts the power of a facilitator of learning from an elite group of MKOs to all students. Such a transformation possesses significant value in the early childhood mathematics classroom where collaboration is…

  4. The Blackbird Whistling or Just After? Vygotsky's Tool and Sign as an Analytic for Writing

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    Imbrenda, Jon-Philip

    2016-01-01

    Based on Vygotsky's theory of the interplay of the tool and sign functions of language, this study presents a textual analysis of a corpus of student-authored texts to illuminate aspects of development evidenced through the dialectical tension of tool and sign. Data were drawn from a series of reflective memos I authored during a seminar for new…

  5. Making Connections: Grounding Professional Development in the Developmental Theories of Vygotsky

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    Eun, Barohny

    2008-01-01

    Professional development is grounded in the developmental theories of Vygotsky in an attempt to better understand the mechanism underlying teacher development. The rationale for the use of Vygotskian framework is provided in the context of describing the various models of professional development. Within this theoretical framework, it is argued…

  6. Durkheim and Vygotsky's Theories of Knowledge and Their Implications for a Critical Educational Theory

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    Young, Michael

    2007-01-01

    This paper is part of the ongoing work of the author and others in developing a social realist theory of knowledge for educational studies. It contrasts Durkheim and Vygotsky's theories and why both are important for educational theory. It begins by emphasizing the similarities between them; that knowledge has to be understood in terms of its…

  7. Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development and Krashen's "i + 1": Incommensurable Constructs; Incommensurable Theories.

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    Dunn, William E.; Lantolf, James P.

    1998-01-01

    Second-language scholars have suggested that Krashen's construct of "i +1" is similar to Vygotsky's zone of proximal development and that it might therefore be feasible to integrate the two constructs in way that would be productive for second-language acquisition (SLA) research. Article argues that this is futile, not only because…

  8. Vygotsky's Teaching-Assessment Dialectic and L2 Education: The Case for Dynamic Assessment

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    Poehner, Matthew E.; Lantolf, James P.

    2010-01-01

    This article concerns a particular application of Vygotsky's concept of the Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) wherein conventional assessment situations are reorganized to allow for cooperation between assessor and learner as they jointly complete assessment tasks and work through difficulties that arise. This approach, known as Dynamic…

  9. Vygotsky Meets Technology: A Reinvention of Collaboration in the Early Childhood Mathematics Classroom

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    Cicconi, Megan

    2014-01-01

    With the advent of Web 2.0, Vygotsky's traditional role of the more knowledgeable other (MKO) has been transformed. This transformation shifts the power of a facilitator of learning from an elite group of MKOs to all students. Such a transformation possesses significant value in the early childhood mathematics classroom where collaboration is…

  10. Making Connections: Grounding Professional Development in the Developmental Theories of Vygotsky

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    Eun, Barohny

    2008-01-01

    Professional development is grounded in the developmental theories of Vygotsky in an attempt to better understand the mechanism underlying teacher development. The rationale for the use of Vygotskian framework is provided in the context of describing the various models of professional development. Within this theoretical framework, it is argued…

  11. The History of the Reception of Vygotsky's Paper on Play in Russia and the West

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    Veresov, Nikolai; Barrs, Myra

    2016-01-01

    This article describes the responses of academic researchers and teachers to Vygotsky's paper on play, published in Russian in 1966 and, in a new translation, in the present issue of this journal. That paper has had a major influence on research in play both in Russia and in the West. Its cultural-historical view of the development of play, and…

  12. Rejecting Dialogue for Perspective: Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development and John Calvin's Divine Pedagogy

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    Horner, Jeffrey Michael

    2017-01-01

    James Estep's integration of Vygotsky's work on the Zone of Proximal Development into Christian education and pedagogy falls short of a distinctly evangelical form of integration. Using Ken Badley's schemata of Integration of Faith and Learning, this article distinguishes Estep's "paradigmatic" integration from a more thoroughgoing…

  13. Effect of L.S. Vygotsky's Ideas on the Development of Russian Didactics (Primary School)

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    Vinogradova, N. F.

    2016-01-01

    This article characterizes the changes that occurred and are occurring in the didactics of primary school as an effect of L.S. Vygotsky's psychological ideas. It underscores the characteristic features of the step-by-step convergence of psychology and pedagogy and discloses the reasons psychological knowledge is not used sufficiently to organize…

  14. Thinking of Feeling: Hasan, Vygotsky, and Some Ruminations on the Development of Narrative Sensibility in Children

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    Kellogg, David

    2017-01-01

    The late Ruqaiya Hasan was an enthusiastic but exacting reader of Vygotsky: she reproached him for lacking a theory of language use, for using an asocial model of education without class variation in semantic code, and above all for using an atomistic unit of analysis, namely lexical word meaning. In this paper, I take up these criticisms and…

  15. Implications of Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory for Second Language (L2) Assessment

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    Shabani, Karim

    2016-01-01

    Dynamic assessment (DA) research, still in its infancy, takes its roots from Vygotsky's concept of zone of proximal development (ZPD) to account for learner's developmental process. Breaking away from a static, incomplete and, thus, unethical assessment of learner's abilities, DA came to the fore to better crystallize learner's levels of abilities…

  16. The Blackbird Whistling or Just After? Vygotsky's Tool and Sign as an Analytic for Writing

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    Imbrenda, Jon-Philip

    2016-01-01

    Based on Vygotsky's theory of the interplay of the tool and sign functions of language, this study presents a textual analysis of a corpus of student-authored texts to illuminate aspects of development evidenced through the dialectical tension of tool and sign. Data were drawn from a series of reflective memos I authored during a seminar for new…

  17. A dynamic systems model of basic developmental mechanisms : Piaget, Vygotsky, and beyond

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    1998-01-01

    A dynamic systems model is proposed on the basis of a general developmental mechanism adopted from the theories of J. Piaget and L. S. Vygotsky, more particularly a mechanism based on the concepts assimilation versus accommodation and actual development versus zone of proximal development. In the mo

  18. Bereavement: a postgraduate training design for psychologists

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    Maricel Peña Villamar

    2015-01-01

    Background: death is a fact that impacts the lives of all human beings, so that it can neither be ignored nor distanced from its subsequent bereavement period, even if being wished. The grief reaction is one of the problems that most frequently demand the assistance of health staff, especially psychologists in all health care areas.Objective: to devise a system of activities that contributes to increase the psychologists’ knowledge about bereavement and its management.Methods: a multiple case...

  19. Questionable research practices among italian research psychologists.

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    Agnoli, Franca; Wicherts, Jelte M; Veldkamp, Coosje L S; Albiero, Paolo; Cubelli, Roberto

    2017-01-01

    A survey in the United States revealed that an alarmingly large percentage of university psychologists admitted having used questionable research practices that can contaminate the research literature with false positive and biased findings. We conducted a replication of this study among Italian research psychologists to investigate whether these findings generalize to other countries. All the original materials were translated into Italian, and members of the Italian Association of Psychology were invited to participate via an online survey. The percentages of Italian psychologists who admitted to having used ten questionable research practices were similar to the results obtained in the United States although there were small but significant differences in self-admission rates for some QRPs. Nearly all researchers (88%) admitted using at least one of the practices, and researchers generally considered a practice possibly defensible if they admitted using it, but Italian researchers were much less likely than US researchers to consider a practice defensible. Participants' estimates of the percentage of researchers who have used these practices were greater than the self-admission rates, and participants estimated that researchers would be unlikely to admit it. In written responses, participants argued that some of these practices are not questionable and they have used some practices because reviewers and journals demand it. The similarity of results obtained in the United States, this study, and a related study conducted in Germany suggest that adoption of these practices is an international phenomenon and is likely due to systemic features of the international research and publication processes.

  20. Questionable research practices among italian research psychologists

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    Wicherts, Jelte M.; Veldkamp, Coosje L. S.; Albiero, Paolo; Cubelli, Roberto

    2017-01-01

    A survey in the United States revealed that an alarmingly large percentage of university psychologists admitted having used questionable research practices that can contaminate the research literature with false positive and biased findings. We conducted a replication of this study among Italian research psychologists to investigate whether these findings generalize to other countries. All the original materials were translated into Italian, and members of the Italian Association of Psychology were invited to participate via an online survey. The percentages of Italian psychologists who admitted to having used ten questionable research practices were similar to the results obtained in the United States although there were small but significant differences in self-admission rates for some QRPs. Nearly all researchers (88%) admitted using at least one of the practices, and researchers generally considered a practice possibly defensible if they admitted using it, but Italian researchers were much less likely than US researchers to consider a practice defensible. Participants’ estimates of the percentage of researchers who have used these practices were greater than the self-admission rates, and participants estimated that researchers would be unlikely to admit it. In written responses, participants argued that some of these practices are not questionable and they have used some practices because reviewers and journals demand it. The similarity of results obtained in the United States, this study, and a related study conducted in Germany suggest that adoption of these practices is an international phenomenon and is likely due to systemic features of the international research and publication processes. PMID:28296929

  1. Phytochemical and anti-bacterial activity of epidermal glands extract of Christella parasitica (L.) H. Lev.

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    Paul Raj K; Irudayaraj V; Johnson M; Patric Raja D

    2011-01-01

    Objective: To study the morphology, biochemistry and bioactivity of the epidermal glands of the glandular morphotype of Christella parasitica (C. parasitica) (L.) H. Lev. Methods:Morphological studies on epidermal glands were carried out by using light microscope and scanning electron microscope. To prepare the extract, the shade-dried fronds of glandular morphotype were soaked in acetone. For antibacterial studies paper disc method was followed by using various pathogenic bacteria. Results: Detailed micromorphological, phytochemical and bioactivity studies on a medicinal fern C. parasitica (L.) H. Lev. showed its intraspecific variation in antibacterial activity. The presence or absence of the epidermal glands was the key factor for antibacterial activity in the morphovariants of this species. The epidermal glands were orange-coloured, stalked and elongated ones of about 84.2 μm 45 μm, and distributed on the undersurface of costa, costules and veins in croziers, young and mature leaves. Frequency of glands varied from 15/cm on costa in mature leaves to 140/cm on costules in croziers. The acetone extract of the glands showed antibacterial activities and also toxic effect against mosquito larvae and tadpoles of frog. Preliminary phytochemical analysis and HPLC studies of the gland extract showed the presence of various kinds of terpenoids, alkaloids, tannins, saponins and flavonoids in it. Conclusions: The present study shows that epidermal glands of the glandular morphotype of C. parasitica (L.) H. Lev. have several bioactive compounds and such rare morphovariant should be conserved in nature. The next step is to isolate the pure compounds and to screen the bioactivity of individual compounds of the epidermal glands.

  2. Phytochemical and anti-bacterial activity of epidermal glands extract of Christella parasitica (L.) H. Lev.

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    Paul; Raj; K; Irudayaraj; V; Johnson; M; Patric; Raja; D

    2011-01-01

    Objective:To study the morphology,biochemistry and bioactivity of the epidermal glands of the glandular morphotype of Christella parasitica(C.parasitica)(L.) H.Lev.Methods: Morphological studies on epidermal glands were earned out by using light microscope and scanning electron microscope.To prepare the extract,the shade-dried fronds of glandular morphotype were soaked in acetone.For antibacterial studies paper disc method was followed by using various pathogenic bacteria.Results:Detailed micromorphological,phytochemical and bioactivity studies on a medicinal fern C.parasitica(L.) H.Lev.showed its inlraspecific variation in antibacterial activity.The presence or absence of the epidermal glands was the key factor for antibacterial activity in the morphovariants of this species.The epidermal glands were orange-coloured,stalked and elongated ones of about 84.2μm×45μm,and distributed on the undersurface of cosla,coslules and veins in croziers,young and mature leaves.Frequency of glands varied from 15/cm on costa in mature leaves to 140/cm on costules in croziers.The acetone extract of the glands showed antibacterial activities and also toxic effect against mosquito larvae and tadpoles of frog.Preliminary phytochemical analysis and HPLC studies of the gland extract showed the presence of various kinds of terpenoids,alkaloids,tannins,saponins and flavonoids in it.Conclusions:The present study shows that epidermal glands of the glandular morphotype of C. parasitica(L.) H.Lev.have several bioactive compounds and such rare moiphovariant should be conserved in nature.The next step is to isolate the pure compounds and to screen the bioactivity of individual compounds of the epidermal glands.

  3. O pensamento de Vygotsky nas reuniões da ANPEd (1998-2003 Vygotsky's thought in the ANPEd meetings (1998 - 2003

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    Full Text Available Este artigo analisa os trabalhos fundamentados no pensamento de Vygotsky encontrados da 21ª até a 26ª Reunião Anual da ANPEd, no período de 1998 a 2003, com o objetivo de compreender como esse referencial teórico está sendo apropriado pelos autores participantes desse evento da área da Educação. O texto está organizado em três partes. Em primeiro lugar descreve-se o processo da pesquisa. Em seguida, são apresentados e discutidos os dados quantitativos do material analisado, presentes nas tabelas que figuram em anexo. A terceira parte se constitui em uma análise qualitativa, na qual se explicitam que referências bibliográficas são as mais utilizadas nos trabalhos examinados, que temas e conceitos da abordagem vygotskiana predominam nessa produção e a apropriação da teoria revelada nos textos. Nessa parte são destacados alguns trabalhos em especial, que parecem oferecer uma contribuição mais valiosa para a construção do conhecimento nesse campo, avançando teoricamente e expandindo os conceitos originais do autor em questão. Conclui-se o artigo tecendo algumas reflexões sobre a atual apropriação do pensamento de Vygotsky, revelada nos trabalhos analisados, dialogando com a tese de doutorado da autora, realizada doze anos atrás, que, abordando a mesma temática, focalizou a chegada dos autores da abordagem histórico-cultural no Brasil, o começo da difusão de suas idéias e os esforços iniciais de incorporação de seus conceitos. Finalmente, levantam-se algumas implicações que o estudo feito pode trazer para os educadores brasileiros e estudiosos de Vygotsky.This article analyzes the works based on Vygotsky's thought presented at the annual ANPEd (National Association for Graduate Studies and Research in Education meetings from 1998 to 2003, aiming at an understanding of how that theoretical framework is being incorporated by the authors that participate in those events. The text is organized into three parts

  4. Civilian primary care prescribing psychologist in an army medical center.

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    Shearer, David S

    2012-12-01

    The present article discusses the integration of a civilian prescribing psychologist into a primary care clinic at Madigan Army Medical Center. A description of the role of the prescribing psychologist in this setting is provided. The author asserts that integrating prescribing psychology into primary care can improve patient access to skilled behavioral health services including psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacologic treatment. Potential benefits to the primary care providers (PCPs) working in primary care clinics are discussed. The importance of collaboration between the prescribing psychologist and PCP is emphasized. Initial feedback indicates that integration of a prescribing psychologist into primary care has been well received in this setting.

  5. Contributions of Hebb and Vygotsky to an integrated science of mind.

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    Ghassemzadeh, Habibollah; Posner, Michael I; Rothbart, Mary K

    2013-01-01

    Hebb and Vygotsky are two of the most influential figures of psychology in the first half of the twentieth century. They represent cultural and biological approaches to explaining human development, and thus a number of their ideas remain relevant to current psychology and cognitive neuroscience. In this article, we examine similarities and differences between these two important figures, exploring possibilities for a theoretical synthesis between their two literatures, which have had little contact with each other. To pursue these goals, the following topics are discussed: (a) Hebb and Vygotsky's lives and training; (b) their innovations in theory building relating to an "objective psychology" and objective science of mind; (c) their developmental approach; (d) their treatment of mediation and neuropsychology; and (e) their current relevance and possible integration of their views. We argue that considering the two together improves prospects for a more complete and integrated approach to mind and brain in society.

  6. CONTRIBUTIONS OF HEBB AND VYGOTSKY TO AN INTEGRATED SCIENCE OF MIND

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    Ghassemzadeh, Habibollah; Michael I Posner; Rothbart, Mary K

    2013-01-01

    Hebb and Vygotsky are two of the most influential figures of psychology in the first half of the 20th century. They represent cultural and biological approaches to explaining human development, and thus a number of their ideas remain relevant to current psychology and cognitive neuroscience. In this paper we examine similarities and differences between these two important figures, exploring possibilities for a theoretical synthesis between their two literatures, which have had little contact ...

  7. Vygotsky and Bakhtin: The educational action as a dialogic project of meaning production

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    Júlio Flávio de Figueiredo Fernandes

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available This paper aims at establishing a dialogue between Vygotsky and Bakhtin, using Vygotsky’s concepts associated with the zone of immediate development and Bakhtin’s concepts related to dialogism as theoretical parameters. By using these parameters, it proposes to reflect upon the educational process through the theoretical principles or aphorisms which claim the specificity of the mediation that establishes the educator/educatee relation.

  8. Cosa fa vivere gli uomini? di Lev Tolstoj. Anatomia di un successo

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    Damiano Rebecchini

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    Full Text Available In questo studio ricostruiamo la storia di un racconto poco noto di Lev Tolstoj, Che cosa fa vivere gli uomini? (1881. In quest’opera Tolstoj volle rappresentare alcuni elementi chiave della sua nuova visione etico-religiosa maturata nel corso degli anni ’70 dell’Ottocento. Lo scrittore, inoltre, si impegnò nel distribuirla tra i ceti popolari urbani e nelle campagne e, grazie ad un’efficace opera di diffusione, l’opera fu letta da milioni di lettori popolari. Nell’articolo analizziamo da una parte le strategie narrative ed editoriali messe in gioco da Tolstoj nel suo racconto per conquistare i nuovi lettori; dall’altra, le tattiche di appropriazione, di adattamento e di trasformazione del testo tolstoiano da parte dei suoi lettori popolari.

  9. As cartilhas e os livros de leitura de Lev N. Tolstói

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    Belkis Rabello

    2009-01-01

    A vasta obra de Lev Nikoláievitch Tolstói inclui um intenso trabalho pedagógico. A partir do final da década de 1850, e até o fim de sua vida, Tolstói dedicou-se também a escrever duas cartilhas e quatro livros de leitura, todos empregados na alfabetização do povo russo, durante décadas, não apenas na Escola de Iásnaia Poliana, mas igualmente em várias escolas daquele país. Além de apresentar a tradução do Terceiro Livro de Leitura e de expor algumas das soluções encontradas durante o process...

  10. Vygotski: a consciência como relação

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    Full Text Available O ensaio apresenta uma discussão de textos de Vygotski traduzidos para o francês no livro Conscience, inconscient, émotions. O primeiro, "A consciência como um problema da psicologia do comportamento", publicado em 1925, é uma conferência, proferida em 1924, no Instituto de Psicologia de Moscou. O segundo, "A psique, a consciência e o inconsciente" foi publicado em 1930. Ambos figuram no primeiro tomo da edição russa, em seis volumes, das obras de Vygotski. O terceiro, "As emoções e seu desenvolvimento na infância", é uma das conferências sobre psicologia feitas no Instituto Pedagógico Superior de Leningrado, em 1932, que figura no segundo tomo das referidas obras. Escritos entre 1924 e 1932, os textos acompanham oito anos de uma década prodigiosa da produção de Vygotski e são debatidos à luz de publicações recentes, sobretudo, na Psicanálise. Nesse debate, a consciência aparece como um trabalho de conexão, sempre sujeito à desconexão.

  11. Em busca das bases ontológicas da psicologia de Vygotsky

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    Francisca Maurilene do Carmo

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    Full Text Available O estudo busca estabelecer os fundamentos ontológicos do pensamento de Vygotsky, indicando que a construção teórica erigida pelo e autor está centrada no trabalho, como o complexo que deu origem ao homem como ser social. Tal postulado seria consistente com os princípios do marxismo recuperado por Lukács como uma ontologia do ser social, superadora da tradição metafísica e idealista, firmando, nesse sentido, o caráter radicalmente histórico da essência humana. Apontam-se os equívocos fundamentais operado pelo neovygotskianismo, o qual, tratando as categorias vygotskianas da linguagem, cultura e interação apartadas do princípio marxiano do trabalho, acaba por isolar Vygotsky do campo ontológico e, por extensão, do projeto socialista. Reafirma-se, por fim, que, não obstante a explícita relevância atribuída à dimensão metodológica do marxismo, está pressuposto na obra de Vygotsky, o substrato ontológico sobre o qual se funda o método de Marx.

  12. Pengembangan Perangkat Pembelajaran Biologi Berbasis Konstruktivisme Berdasar Teori Sosial Vygotsky di Sekolah Menengah Atas

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    Astuti Muh. Amin

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    Full Text Available DOWNLOAD PDFThe aims of study to determine the validity, practicality, and effectiveness of biology-based learning device based on the theory of social constructivism Vygotsky in Senior High School. This study included the type of research development. The development of learning device apply learning development procedure 4-D model which consists of define, design, develop, disseminate step. Results of analysis of research data suggests that the biology of learning  devices  based on the theory of social constructivism Vygotsky in Senior High School achieved the criteria of quailty, they are (1 validity where the validity of the lesson plan reach average 3.77 (very valid category, the validity score of the students book 3.75 (very valid category, and the validity average score of the students worksheet is 3.78 (very valid category. (2 the practicality, where rationally the theory is stated that sitable to be used by experts and practitioners based on the score of validity which very valid category and in real terms in the field has been applied with an overal average of implementation 3.81 (very god implemented category. (3 effectiveness, in which the ability of teachers to manage learning with a value of 3.65 (very high category, the activity levels of students with an ideal time activity, the responses of students with positive responses, and learning test results reached with the level of mastery classically achieve 88.89% mastery. Key word: Constructivism, 4-D model, Vygotsky.

  13. Vygotsky and the Theories of Emotions: in search of a possible dialogue Vygotsky e as Teorias das Emoções: em busca de um possível diálogo

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    Giovana Reis Mesquita

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available The purpose of this article is to articulate Vygotsky's theoretical conceptualizations on Historical-Cultural Psychology with studies on emotions. The text emphasizes Vygotsky's theories on the development of higher psychological processes and mediation of signs in its constitution. We propose a way of understanding emotions based on the historical-cultural approach, starting from a plausible analogy with Vygotsky's ideas on thinking and language. Finally, the construction of such idea on the development of emotions is confronted with research and theories in the field of neuroscience and evolutionary psychology. It was done in order to establish an integrated view of the phenomenon and argue that Vygotsky's theory may continue to generate new knowledge in various fields, such as emotions.Este artigo procura articular as conceituações teóricas da Psicologia Histórico-Cultural de Vygotsky com estudos sobre emoções. O texto enfatiza as teorias de Vygotsky sobre o desenvolvimento dos processos psicológicos superiores e a mediação dos signos na constituição desses. É proposta uma forma de entendimento das emoções com base na abordagem Histórico-Cultural a partir de uma analogia plausível com as ideias sobre pensamento e linguagem. Por fim, a construção de tal ideia sobre o desenvolvimento das emoções são confrontadas com pesquisas e teorias no campo da neurociência e Psicologia evolutiva buscando-se estabelecer uma visão integrada do fenômeno e argumentar que a teoria de Vygotsky pode continuar gerando novos conhecimentos em diversos campos de estudo, tal como o das emoções.

  14. 论朱智贤与维果茨基的非智力因素思想%ZHU Zhi-xian and Lev Vygotsky's Thoughts of Nonintellectual Factors

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    2005-01-01

    文章根据我国的非智力因素观点,讨论了三个问题:一是朱智贤的非认知观点,即非智力因素思想;二是维果茨基对兴趣、情感和性格等非智力因素的看法;三是就二位心理学大师的有关思想进行了比较、评析.

  15. An Analysis of "Phenomena of Lev Vygotsky": Thinking Based on Western Psychology Development%"维果茨基现象"分析:基于西方心理学发展的思考

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    2005-01-01

    20世纪60年代以来西方出现了"维果茨基现象",社会科学的众多领域纷纷从维果茨基理论中寻求支撑与启发."维果茨基现象"的出现既有维果茨基理论本身的原因,又有西方社会科学尤其是心理学自身发展的原因.在维果茨基研究热潮中,我们对席卷全球的"维果茨基现象"须持冷静态度,辩证地分析维果茨基的贡献与不足.

  16. The Role of a School Psychologist in Concussion

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    Lewandowski, Lawrence J.; Rieger, Brian

    2009-01-01

    School psychologists historically have received little training on topics such as mild traumatic brain injury or concussion, yet they could play a significant role in assessment, consultation, and intervention with students who have sustained a concussion. The purpose of this article is to educate school psychologists with regard to definition,…

  17. Preparing School Psychologists to Testify at Due Process Hearings.

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    Fineman, Carol A.

    Guidelines are presented for school psychologists in order to make their testimony at special education due process hearings as effective as possible. Recommendations are offered to prepare the school psychologist to: (1) accept the role of expert witness; (2) organize and review case materials; (3) state relevant rules, procedures, and criteria;…

  18. The Preparation of Educational Psychologists in Hong Kong

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    Lam, Shui-fong

    2014-01-01

    Modeled after the British system, school psychologists in Hong Kong are called educational psychologists. Hong Kong is the first location in Asia to have a recognized specialty vocation in educational psychology and a program for their professional preparation. The first program in Hong Kong, established by the University of Hong Kong in 1981…

  19. Online Video Gaming: What Should Educational Psychologists Know?

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    Griffiths, Mark

    2010-01-01

    Based on a significant increase in correspondence to the author from parents, teachers and psychologists concerning "addiction" to online video games like "World of Warcraft", this paper provides a brief overview of the main issues surrounding excessive video game playing among adolescents. As an aid to educational psychologists, and based on two…

  20. The Preparation of Educational Psychologists in Hong Kong

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    Lam, Shui-fong

    2014-01-01

    Modeled after the British system, school psychologists in Hong Kong are called educational psychologists. Hong Kong is the first location in Asia to have a recognized specialty vocation in educational psychology and a program for their professional preparation. The first program in Hong Kong, established by the University of Hong Kong in 1981…

  1. School Psychologists Working with Children Affected by Abuse and Neglect

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    Dezen, Kristin A.; Gurl, Aaron; Ping, Jenn

    2010-01-01

    School psychologists encounter children regularly who have been affected by abuse and neglect. Maltreatment adversely affects the mental health status and academic achievement of youth, thereby making the topic an area of concern for school psychologists. More recently, child protection laws have been expanded to include mandatory child abuse…

  2. Training for Tragedy: Critical Challenges for School Psychologists

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    DeNisco, Alison

    2013-01-01

    School psychologists are often the first professionals to reach students with mental illness, and part of their role is to help identify threats that can lead to events such as the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., which left 20 children and six adults dead, including school psychologist Mary Sherlach, who was one of the…

  3. Practice Guidelines regarding Psychologists' Involvement in Pharmacological Issues

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    The guidelines presented in this document are intended to provide a resource to psychologists interested in the issue of what represents optimal practice in relation to pharmacotherapy. They are not intended to apply to those psychologists who choose not to become directly or indirectly involved in medication management regardless of their level…

  4. Preparation of School/Educational Psychologists in Romania

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    Negovan, Valeria; Dinca, Margareta

    2014-01-01

    This article focuses on the academic and professional training of educational/school psychologists in Romania. Their training mirrors the country's history, legal provisions, social qualities, and current professional status of psychologists and their specialization. Efforts to increase the quality of training for educational/school psychologists…

  5. Bilingual School Psychologists' Assessment Practices with English Language Learners

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    O'Bryon, Elisabeth C.; Rogers, Margaret R.

    2010-01-01

    This study explored bilingual school psychologists' assessment practices with students identified as English language learners (ELL). One thousand bilingual National Association of School Psychologist members were recruited nationwide, and 276 participated. Among those conducting language proficiency assessments of ELLs, many (58%) use…

  6. Online Video Gaming: What Should Educational Psychologists Know?

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    Griffiths, Mark

    2010-01-01

    Based on a significant increase in correspondence to the author from parents, teachers and psychologists concerning "addiction" to online video games like "World of Warcraft", this paper provides a brief overview of the main issues surrounding excessive video game playing among adolescents. As an aid to educational psychologists, and based on two…

  7. A School Psychologist's Self-Study Guide to Sport Psychology

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    Lesyk, Jack J.

    2005-01-01

    School psychologists may find the field of sport psychology beneficial to them in extending their skills and effectiveness. As trained psychologists, they are likely to already have some of the knowledge and skills necessary for working in the area of sport psychology. However, without additional training, this may not be sufficient for ethical…

  8. Elementary School Psychologists and Response to Intervention (RTI)

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    Little, Suzanne; Marrs, Heath; Bogue, Heidi

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    The implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) in elementary schools may have important implications for school psychologists. Therefore, it is important to better understand how elementary school psychologists perceive RTI and what barriers to successful RTI implementation they identify. Although previous research has investigated the…

  9. The Vocational Personality of School Psychologists in the United States

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    Toomey, Kristine D.; Levinson, Edward M.; Morrison, Takea J.

    2008-01-01

    This study represents the first empirical test of the vocational personality of US school psychologists. Specifically, we investigated the personality of school psychologists using Holland's (1997) well-researched theory of vocational personalities and work environments. The sample consisted of 241 randomly selected members of the National…

  10. The Vocational Personality of School Psychologists in the United States

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    Toomey, Kristine D.; Levinson, Edward M.; Morrison, Takea J.

    2008-01-01

    This study represents the first empirical test of the vocational personality of US school psychologists. Specifically, we investigated the personality of school psychologists using Holland's (1997) well-researched theory of vocational personalities and work environments. The sample consisted of 241 randomly selected members of the National…

  11. What School Psychologists Can Do for Gifted Students

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    Shore, Bruce M.; Bramer, Dawn H. H.; French, Lisa R.; Assouline, Susan L. G.

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    The term "twice exceptional" is used to describe gifted students who also have specific academic, behavioral, and social-emotional difficulties. This is a population of gifted students for whom the expertise and experience of school psychologists may be particularly relevant. This article discusses the ways in which school psychologists can help…

  12. Slovenian psychologists about the use of psychological tests

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    Dušica Boben

    2000-09-01

    Full Text Available The Committee for Psychological Tests of the Slovenian Psychological Association (SPA is participating actively in the work of the Task Force for Tests and Testing of the European Federation of Professional Psychological Associations (EFPPA. This task force developed the questionnaire on tests and testing for psychologists, members of the national associations in the European states, which are members of EFPPA. 321 psychologists answered the questionnaire in Slovenia. We have collected the opinions of psychologists about various topics regarding the use of psychological tests: knowledge and competence, legal standards and control, missuse and abuse of tests and testing, testing procedures and their limitations, significance of tests and testing etc. In addition, psychologists named three psychological tests they use most frequently. The respondents also provided useful commentaries on test use. In our study, Slovenian results are also compared with answers of psychologists in Great Britain, Spain, Croatia and Germany.

  13. The dilemma of the academic industrial psychologist

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    Full Text Available The university industrial psychologist is often faced with a conflict between his roles as an 'academic scientist' and as a 'professional technician'. It is argued that this problem of 'dual allegiance' can be resolved to a large extent if the industrial psychologist: (i reminds himself (and his students that industrial psychology is not a special discipline on its own, but is an integral part of psychology-in-general, (ii does not view his subject as just a mirror of professional practice, (iii has regard for his subject as a scientific discipline, and not just as a useful tool for management, and (iv convinces practitioners of the value of the subject in a variety of areas, ranging from testing to consumer behaviour.OpsommingDie bedryfsielkundige aan die universiteit kom dikwels te staan voor 'n konflik tussen sy rol as "akademiese wetenskaplike" en "professionele tegnikus". Dit word beweer dat hierdie probleem van "tweeledige verbondenheid" tot ‘n groot mate opgelos kan word as die bedryfsielkundige (en sy studente: (a dit in gedagte hou dat bedryfsielkunde nie wesentlik 'n onafhanklike dissipline is nie, maar 'n integrale deel van sielkunde-in-diealgemeen vorm, (b nie sy vak as slegs 'n weerspieëling van die professionele praktyk beskou nie, (c agting vir sy vak as 'n wetenskaplike dissipline het en nie net as 'n gerieflike werktuig vir bestuur beskou word nie, en (d die praktyk kan oortuig van die waarde van die vak in 'n verskeidenheid gebiede, wat strek van toetsing tot verbruikersgedrag.

  14. More than a Footnote to History in Cultural-Historical Theory: The Zalkind Summary, Experimental Study of Higher Behavioural Processes, and "Vygotsky's Blocks"

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    Towsey, Paula M.

    2009-01-01

    This article presents what is possibly the first English translation of a 1930 manuscript related to Vygotsky's work (probably written by Vygotsky himself). This manuscript, the Zalkind Summary, is a five-point summary of his presentation to the First All-Union Congress on the Study of Human Behaviour in Leningrad in January 1930. This article…

  15. More than a Footnote to History in Cultural-Historical Theory: The Zalkind Summary, Experimental Study of Higher Behavioural Processes, and "Vygotsky's Blocks"

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    Towsey, Paula M.

    2009-01-01

    This article presents what is possibly the first English translation of a 1930 manuscript related to Vygotsky's work (probably written by Vygotsky himself). This manuscript, the Zalkind Summary, is a five-point summary of his presentation to the First All-Union Congress on the Study of Human Behaviour in Leningrad in January 1930. This article…

  16. Explorando o território dos afetos a partir de Lev Semenovich Vigotski

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    Daniela Schmitz Wortmeyer

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    Full Text Available O território dos afetos, denominação genérica sob a qual abarcamos emoções, paixões e sentimentos em suas diversas nuanças, tem sido abordado sob diferentes enfoques epistemológicos ao longo do tempo. Partindo de uma perspectiva fisiológica, passou depois por enfoques metafísicos, indo até o surgimento de olhares mais atentos ao papel das interações sociais no desenvolvimento humano, que compreendem o campo dos afetos no contexto dos processos semiótico-culturais nos quais se constitui o sujeito. No presente artigo buscaremos resgatar as contribuições da abordagem histórico-cultural esboçada por Lev Semenovich Vigotski para o estudo das emoções, a qual estabeleceu marcos importantes em meio aos debates das correntes vigentes no século XX. Situaremos, em seguida, algumas abordagens contemporâneas de orientação sociocultural que se propõem a dar prosseguimento à proposta do autor russo, analisando avanços trazidos por novas pesquisas sobre o tema. Por fim, discutiremos desafios e implicações de uma perspectiva histórica e sociocultural para o estudo dos afetos que atente para a complexidade e a dinamicidade dos fenômenos psicológicos.

  17. Vygotski e Sartre: aproximando concepções metodológicas na construção do saber psicológico Vygotski and Sartre: approaching methodological conceptions in the construction of psychological knowledge

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    Kátia Maheirie

    2007-04-01

    Full Text Available Para apontar contribuições metodológicas de Sartre e Vygotski à Psicologia, este artigo recupera as obras: "O significado histórico da crise da psicologia. Uma investigação metodológica" (Vygotski, 1996 e "Questão de método" (Sartre, 1960/1987. Em seu texto, Vygotski identifica uma crise na Psicologia daquele tempo, indicando sua superação por uma abordagem metodológica calcada nas reflexões de Marx. Também Sartre retorna aos escritos marxianos, visando o sujeito como singularidade irredutível que se constitui nas relações sociais. Finalmente, Sartre e Vygotski defendem posturas metodológicas que abarquem, simultaneamente, o sujeito ímpar e a totalização histórica inacabada em que se faz. Cada autor, a sua maneira, advoga a especificidade que caracteriza o humano, concebendo a subjetividade na relação com a objetividade, num movimento dialético incessante. Entendendo o sujeito como produto e produtor da cultura, os autores podem colaborar para uma psicologia comprometida com seu contexto político, porque orientada por uma perspectiva de transformação social.This article aims to point out Vygotsky's and Sartre's methodological contributions to psychology, using the following literature: "O significado histórico da crise da psicologia. Uma investigação metodológica" (Vygotsky, 1996 and "Questão de Método" (Sartre, 1987. Vygotsky identifies a psychological crisis, indicating that to overcome it depends on a methodological approach based on Marx's thoughts. Sartre also returns to Marx's writings, to define the subject as an irreducible singularity which is constituted on social relations. Finally, Sartre and Vygotsky share a methodological position which comprehends, simultaneously, the singularity of human beings and its unfinished historical totalizing process. Each author, in his own way, assumes specificities that characterize the human being, conceiving subjectivity in an incessant and dialectic relation with

  18. A formação do conceito de consciência em Vygotsky e suas contribuições à Psicologia

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    Maria Aparecida Alves Sobreira Carvalho

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    Full Text Available This paper presents the theoretical and methodological changes introduced by Vygotsky in the conception of psychological processes, starting from its concept of conscience. On criticizing the idealists and reflexologic approaches of his time, Vygotsky points a crisis that remained unseen in Psychology. We rescue in this theoretical article the concept of consciousness in Vygotsky, wich articulates a new method for Psychology where the psyche is seen as a historical-cultural construction rooted on materialistic consciousness, opposing to the concept of universal, ahistorical, metaphysical, and spiritual consciousness. Vygotsky points that the Soviet Psychology presented contradictions caused by the misreading of historical materialism and the attempt of universalization of certain psychological approaches. We argue in this paper that Vygotsky,on approaching the issue of consciousness, at the Second Congress of Psychoneurology (1924, caused a theoretical and epistemological change in Soviet Psychology.

  19. A formação do conceito de consciência em Vygotsky e suas contribuições à Psicologia

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    Maria Aparecida Alves Sobreira Carvalho

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    Full Text Available This paper presents the theoretical and methodological changes introduced by Vygotsky in the conception of psychological processes, starting from its concept of conscience. On criticizing the idealists and reflexologic approaches of his time, Vygotsky points a crisis that remained unseen in Psychology. We rescue in this theoretical article the concept of consciousness in Vygotsky, wich articulates a new method for Psychology where the psyche is seen as a historical-cultural construction rooted on materialistic consciousness, opposing to the concept of universal, ahistorical, metaphysical, and spiritual consciousness. Vygotsky points that the Soviet Psychology presented contradictions caused by the misreading of historical materialism and the attempt of universalization of certain psychological approaches. We argue in this paper that Vygotsky,on approaching the issue of consciousness, at the Second Congress of Psychoneurology (1924, caused a theoretical and epistemological change in Soviet Psychology.

  20. Piaget, Vygotsky e Wallon: contribuições para os estudos da linguagem

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    Caciana Linhares Pereira

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo aborda alguns aspectos da relação entre linguagem e pensamento na criança a partir das teorias de Piaget, Vygotsky e Wallon. Os aspectos analisados nos permitem situar estes autores no debate - tipicamente moderno - que envolve as complexas relações entre linguagem e pensamento. Constata-se que a modernidade do pensamento dos três autores comparece, sobretudo, no abandono de uma perspectiva instrumental da linguagem e no estabelecimento de proposições que tomam a linguagem como uma função constitutiva do próprio pensamento.

  1. Vygotsky e a Mediação Computacional no Processo Educacional

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    Maria Stela de A. Albuquerque Bergo

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    Full Text Available Este artigo aborda a questão da comunicação mediada pelo computador no contexto educacional, tendo por base os conceitos de Vygotsky e Luria, e as abordagens afins que ajudam a explicar o processo e a prever conseqüências dessa prática. O aperfeiçoamento de novos recursos educacionais, desenvolvidos para computadores, bem como o advento da Internet, modificam e sofrem as modificações nas comunicações mediadas por esse novo instrumento. O artigo aponta alguns tópicos a serem analisados pelos interessados sobre o assunto.

  2. Em busca das bases ontológicas da psicologia de Vygotsky

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    Francisca Maurilene do Carmo; Susana Vasconcelos Jimenez

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    O estudo busca estabelecer os fundamentos ontológicos do pensamento de Vygotsky, indicando que a construção teórica erigida pelo e autor está centrada no trabalho, como o complexo que deu origem ao homem como ser social. Tal postulado seria consistente com os princípios do marxismo recuperado por Lukács como uma ontologia do ser social, superadora da tradição metafísica e idealista, firmando, nesse sentido, o caráter radicalmente histórico da essência humana. Apontam-se os equívocos fundament...

  3. MIRADA A LA MENTORÍA EN INVESTIGACIÓN DESDE LA PERSPECTIVA SOCIOCULTURAL DE VYGOTSKY.

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    Santiago, Nilda G Medina; Rivera, Tania M Cruz; Ortiz, Natalia Jordán

    In this article the authors illustrate the mentoring process through the framework of Vygotsky's sociocultural perspective regarding education and human development. To achieve this goal, they describe their experience as mentor and mentees in a research training mentoring program for undergraduate students. The authors argue that this theoretical and philosophical perspective offers a solid background to mentoring as a real option that contributes to the learning process. They recommend these programs to be encouraged by academic institutions in order for more students and professors to benefit from this process.

  4. Evolving Expectations for Personality Traits in Counselling Psychologist in Training

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    ... of a counsellor's personality characteristics has been linked to effective outcome. In view of these, this paper examines evolvement of expectations for personality traits among the counselling psychologist-in training...

  5. Sources Informing Undergraduate College Student Perceptions of Psychologists

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    McDonald, Dana N; Wantz, Richard A; Firmin, Michael W

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    ... psychologists from other HSPs.We surveyed 259 students enrolled in a general psychology class at a selective private comprehensive university in the Midwest in order to determine the sources that inform their perceptions...

  6. 20 CFR 30.402 - What are the special rules for the services of clinical psychologists?

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    ... of clinical psychologists? 30.402 Section 30.402 Employees' Benefits OFFICE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION... rules for the services of clinical psychologists? A clinical psychologist may serve as a physician within the scope of his or her practice as defined by state law. Therefore, a clinical psychologist...

  7. 20 CFR 10.312 - What are the special rules for the services of clinical psychologists?

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    ... of clinical psychologists? 10.312 Section 10.312 Employees' Benefits OFFICE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION... § 10.312 What are the special rules for the services of clinical psychologists? A clinical psychologist.... Therefore, a clinical psychologist may not serve as a physician for conditions that include a...

  8. 42 CFR 405.2450 - Clinical psychologist and clinical social worker services.

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    ... 42 Public Health 2 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Clinical psychologist and clinical social worker... § 405.2450 Clinical psychologist and clinical social worker services. (a) For clinical psychologist or...) Of a type that the clinical psychologist or clinical social worker who furnishes the services...

  9. The remediation of executive functions in children with cognitive disorders: the Vygotsky-Luria neuropsychological approach.

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    Akhutina, T V

    1997-04-01

    The demands of methods of effective remediation arising from the Vygotsky-Luria approach to the structure and development of higher mental functions are discussed. These demands suggest the structuring of a therapeutic interaction in accordance with the rules of the internalization process, taking into account a weak component of the child's functional systems and the emotional involvement of a child in that interaction. In order to provide a theoretical framework for developing methods of executive function remediation, the approaches of Vygotsky and Luria, as well as modern views on the structure and development of executive functions, are discussed. The Method of Numerical Sequence is presented as an example of the application of the general principles discussed above. The Method of Numerical Sequence provides a background for following the development of successive processing, programming and planning, and can be considered as a complement to the development of the metacognitive aspects of self-regulation. This method was verified experimentally in groups of 5-8-year-old children with intellectual disability.

  10. Vygotsky e as origens da teoria histórico-cultural: estudo teórico

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    Full Text Available Resumo: Estudo teórico sobre Vygotsky (1986-1934 e seus estudos, historicamente contextualizado, tendo como objetivo evidenciar as origens da teoria histórico-cultural sintetizadas na formação do novo homem e da nova educação. Os princípios de uma educação científica, postos pela revolução de 1917, influenciaram a produção científica do autor e foram determinantes na criação de sua teoria. Para isso, buscam-se referências bibliográficas em prefácios, prólogos, notas de tradução e introduções em suas obras teóricas e em obras de referência sobre o assunto. Os princípios, conceitos e métodos aprofundados em sua práxis apontam caminhos para a educação atualmente, tendo em vista uma educação transformadora. Palavras-chave: Vygotsky. Teoria histórico-cultural. Educação.

  11. VYGOTSKY: A CONSTRUÇÃO DE COMPETÊNCIA LINGUÍSTICA

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    Full Text Available The article examines the Construction of the Linguistic Perfomance as verified in thefundamental level school. The article aims at discussing and analyzing the pedagogical strategies inspired fromthe Zone of Proximal Development concept elaborated by Vygotsky, intended to stimulate the Construction ofthe Linguistic Performance. The method employs the longitudinal study developed in the country area (5th, 6thand 7th grades. Based on the students text production, the Construction index can be measured from the analysisof structural, organizational and orthographic elementsO artigo em questão aborda a Construção de Competência Lingüística no ensino fundamental. Seuobjetivo é discutir e analisar estratégias pedagógicas, inspiradas no conceito de Zona de DesenvolvimentoProximal de Vygotsky, para estimular a construção de competência lingüística. Trata-se de um estudolongitudinal no meio rural (5ª, 6ª e 7ª séries. Através da produção de texto, a construção será medida a partir daanálise dos elementos estruturais, organizacionais e ortográficos

  12. Ülevõtmispakkumiste direktiiv : kas töövõit või tööõnnetus? / Piret Jesse

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    2010-01-01

    Euroopa Parlamendi ja nõukogu direktiivist 2004/25/EÜ ülevõtmispakkumiste kohta. Eesti õiguses kohaldati direktiiv 19. nov. 2007 jõustunud väärtpaberituru seaduse muudatustega (RT I 2007, 58, 380)

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    Euroopa Parlamendi ja nõukogu direktiivist 2004/25/EÜ ülevõtmispakkumiste kohta. Eesti õiguses kohaldati direktiiv 19. nov. 2007 jõustunud väärtpaberituru seaduse muudatustega (RT I 2007, 58, 380)

  14. Contemporary roles of the pediatric psychologist in diabetes care.

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    Kichler, Jessica C; Harris, Michael A; Weissberg-Benchell, Jill

    2015-01-01

    Important stakeholders, including the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD), recognize the need for psychologists to be an integral part of diabetes care. This review paper aims to provide a comprehensive examination of pediatric psychologists' roles in working with children and adolescents with diabetes, including during distinct phases of treatment (e.g., diagnosis, outpatient diabetes clinic visits, inpatient hospitalizations, and outpatient psychology visits) and with different modalities of psychological interventions (e.g., screening, individual, family, and group therapy). In addition, the role of the psychologist in diabetes care within various settings (e.g., private practice, academic medical centers, and community organizations) will be explored. Finally, this paper will outline other roles in which psychologists contribute to diabetes-specific efforts (e.g., translational research, program development in transition to adult care, advocacy for health care reform initiatives, health care billing/reimbursement, and alternative methods to psychosocial care delivery) as well as future directions for working with children and adolescents with diabetes. Pediatric psychologists have multiple professional roles in a wide variety of settings; however, there is more that can be done in the future to fully utilize pediatric psychologists in diabetes care for children and adolescents, such as embedding psychologists into integrated clinic visits where families receive comprehensive medical and psychological services to support overall health and well-being. Therefore, there is a need for increased advocacy to obtain even more pediatric psychology engagement in diabetes care to provide new clinical services and develop more translational research.

  15. Learning within the Worlds of Reifications, Selves, and Phenomena: Expanding on the Thinking of Vygotsky and Popper

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    Hung, David Wei Loong; Chen, Der-Thanq

    2008-01-01

    A framework, termed the RSP, is proposed. It is mainly for analyzing and explaining how learning occurs. This framework is grounded in the social-cultural perspective, in particular, in the thinking of both Vygotsky and Popper. Although the thinking of Popper is generally not referred to as having a social-cultural orientation, mostly due to…

  16. Using the Transformative Power of Play to Educate Hearts and Minds: From Vygotsky to Vivian Paley and Beyond

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    Nicolopoulou, Ageliki; Barbosa De Sa, Aline; Ilgaz, Hande; Brockmeyer, Carolyn

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    This article argues that Vygotsky's analysis of children's play and of the ways it can serve as a powerful matrix for learning and development has two important implications that are not always fully appreciated. First, children's social pretend play can promote development both in the domains of cognition and language "and" in dimensions of…

  17. Play as the Leading Activity of the Preschool Period: Insights from Vygotsky, Leont'ev, and Bakhtin.

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    Duncan, Robert M.; Tarulli, Donato

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    Discusses ideas from Vygotsky, Leont'ev and Bakhtin to show how fantasy play acts as its own zone of proximal development that contributes to the development of symbolic mediation, the appropriation of social roles and symbols, and the preschool child's preparation for elementary school. (JPB)

  18. Knowledge for Teaching and Knowledge to Teach: Two Contrasting Figures of New Education--Claparede and Vygotsky

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    Hofstetter, Rita; Schneuwly, Bernard

    2009-01-01

    The debate on knowledge in New Education is generally dominated by two opposed Anglo-Saxon positions held by Dewey and Thorndike. This paper presents another line of division. Claparede and Vygotsky, two representative European figures of New Education are both scientists constructing a theory of psychological functioning, and heavily engaged in…

  19. A psychologist's view of validating aviation systems

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    Stein, Earl S.; Wagner, Dan

    1994-01-01

    All systems, no matter what they are designed to do, have shortcomings that may make them less productive than was hoped during the initial development. Such shortcomings can arise at any stage of development: from conception to the end of the implementation life cycle. While systems failure and errors of a lesser magnitude can occur as a function of mechanical or software breakdown, the majority of such problems, in aviation are usually laid on the shoulders of the human operator and, to a lesser extent, on human factors. The operator bears the responsibility and blame even though, from a human factors perspective, error may have been designed into the system. Human factors is not a new concept in aviation. The name may be new, but the issues related to operators in the loop date back to the industrial revolution of the nineteenth century and certainly to the aviation build-up for World War I. During this first global confrontation, military services from all sides discovered rather quickly that poor selection and training led to drastically increased personnel losses. While hardware design became an issue later, the early efforts were primarily focused on increased care in pilot selection and on their training. This actually involved early labor-intensive simulation, using such devices as sticks and chairs mounted on rope networks which could be manually moved in response to control input. The use of selection criteria and improved training led to more viable person-machine systems. More pilots survived training and their first ten missions in the air, a rule of thumb arrived at by experience which predicted ultimate survival better than any other. This rule was to hold through World War II. At that time, personnel selection and training became very sophisticated based on previous standards. Also, many psychologists were drafted into Army Air Corps programs which were geared towards refining the human factor. However, despite the talent involved in these programs

  20. Several Bridges Too Far: A Commentary on Richard S. Prawat's "Dewey Meets the 'Mozart of Psychology' in Moscow: The Untold Story," in "American Educational Research Journal," Fall 2000.

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    Gredler, Margaret E.; Shields, Carol

    2003-01-01

    Identifies problems with the portrayals by R. Prawat of the reform effort in post-Revolutionary Russia, the career of Lev Vygotsky, the hypothesized exchange of ideas between Vygotsky and John Dewey, and the theoretical views of Vygotsky. (SLD)

  1. Several Bridges Too Far: A Commentary on Richard S. Prawat's "Dewey Meets the 'Mozart of Psychology' in Moscow: The Untold Story," in "American Educational Research Journal," Fall 2000.

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    Gredler, Margaret E.; Shields, Carol

    2003-01-01

    Identifies problems with the portrayals by R. Prawat of the reform effort in post-Revolutionary Russia, the career of Lev Vygotsky, the hypothesized exchange of ideas between Vygotsky and John Dewey, and the theoretical views of Vygotsky. (SLD)

  2. THE DEVELOPMENT OF LEV VLADIMIROV’S PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS

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    Akstinaite, Egle

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available Lev Vladimirov (1912–1999 is one of the most famous and most prolific representatives of librarianship, bibliology and information sciences, the founder of the before mentioned spheres in Lithuania. The article focuses on the development of L. Vladimirov’s multidimensional interests, the priorities and interelations, mainly focusing on his works in book science. Biographical research helps reveal the circumstances that influenced L. Vladimirov’s work and attidude, as well as helps name the fundamental stages of his work. Much attention is paid to his family as one of the crucial elements that developed his personality and social skills. The prevailing values in the family predetermined the scholar’s social, political attitudes and models of behaviour. L. Vladimirov’s biography is analysed since the very childhood in the bookish people family, the questions of origin and identity are raised, the importance of education in interwar Lithuania in Siauliai German Progymnasium (1923–1928, in Silute Herder’s Real Gymnasium (1928–1932 and studies inKaunas Vytautas Magnum and Vilnius Universities (1932–1940 are assessed. The stages of scientific and professional work are discussed – starting from the beginning to work at Vilnius University in 1948, L. Vladimirov, while supervising the library of the university, trained and educated specialists and staff of librarianship. The job in Vilnius University and its library was a possibility for L. Vladimirov to start works in librarianship, take interest in ancient books, Lithuanian culture, its heritage and place in the world context. In 1964–1970 L. Vladimirov lead Dag HammarskjöldLibrary of United Nations in New York, took part in International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA works. While working in the library he had an opportunity to apply to the sources of book origin that were hardly available in Lithuania. New experience inspired new directions in scientific researches

  3. "Enhanced" interrogation of detainees: do psychologists and psychiatrists participate?

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    Halpern, Abraham L; Halpern, John H; Doherty, Sean B

    2008-09-25

    After revelations of participation by psychiatrists and psychologists in interrogation of prisoners at Guantánamo Bay and Central Intelligence Agency secret detention centers, the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association adopted Position Statements absolutely prohibiting their members from participating in torture under any and all circumstances, and, to a limited degree, forbidding involvement in interrogations. Some interrogations utilize very aggressive techniques determined to be torture by many nations and organizations throughout the world. This paper explains why psychiatrists and psychologists involved in coercive interrogations violate the Geneva Conventions and the laws of the United States. Whether done with ignorance of professional ethical obligations or not, these psychiatrists and psychologists have crossed an ethical barrier that may best be averted from re-occurring by teaching medical students and residents in all medical specialties about the ethics principles stemming from the 1946-1947 Nuremberg trials and the Geneva Conventions, together with the Ethics Codes of the World Medical Association and the American Medical Association; and, with regard to psychiatric residents and psychological trainees, by the teaching about The Principles of Medical Ethics With Annotations Especially Applicable to Psychiatry and the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct, respectively. In this way, all physicians and psychologists will clearly understand that they have an absolute moral obligation to "First, do no harm" to the human beings they professionally encounter.

  4. The work of a clinical psychologist in primary care.

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    Johnston, M

    1978-11-01

    The data presented suggest that general practitioners would be likely to refer a large number of patients with diverse problems to clinical psychologists working in health centres. Compared with a centrally organized clinical psychology service, the work of the primary care psychologist is likely to offer the following advantages:1. Access to psychological help for patients with a need for such help, but who could not attend a central clinic owing to problems associated with travel, work, physical disability, or even a presenting problem such as agoraphobia.2. Greater continuity of care of patients.3. Increased communication between the psychologist and members of the primary care teams.4. Possibility of the psychologist seeing the patient earlier, before the problems have become entrenched.5. Less need for referral to other agencies.6. Reduced stigma for the patient.7. Development of new therapeutic approaches relevant to problems presenting in primary care.8. More flexible and more relevant therapy due to seeing the patients in their home setting.9. Greater therapeutic involvement of the patient's family.10. Reduced costs and inconvenience for the patient's family.11. Reduced administrative and ambulance service costs.While these points do not overcome the need for a formal evaluation of the work of psychologists in primary care, they do suggest that there are advantages in this type of service over the services which are currently available and that a full evaluation would be worth undertaking.

  5. "Enhanced" interrogation of detainees: do psychologists and psychiatrists participate?

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    Halpern John H

    2008-09-01

    Full Text Available Abstract After revelations of participation by psychiatrists and psychologists in interrogation of prisoners at Guantánamo Bay and Central Intelligence Agency secret detention centers, the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association adopted Position Statements absolutely prohibiting their members from participating in torture under any and all circumstances, and, to a limited degree, forbidding involvement in interrogations. Some interrogations utilize very aggressive techniques determined to be torture by many nations and organizations throughout the world. This paper explains why psychiatrists and psychologists involved in coercive interrogations violate the Geneva Conventions and the laws of the United States. Whether done with ignorance of professional ethical obligations or not, these psychiatrists and psychologists have crossed an ethical barrier that may best be averted from re-occurring by teaching medical students and residents in all medical specialties about the ethics principles stemming from the 1946–1947 Nuremberg trials and the Geneva Conventions, together with the Ethics Codes of the World Medical Association and the American Medical Association; and, with regard to psychiatric residents and psychological trainees, by the teaching about The Principles of Medical Ethics With Annotations Especially Applicable to Psychiatry and the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct, respectively. In this way, all physicians and psychologists will clearly understand that they have an absolute moral obligation to "First, do no harm" to the human beings they professionally encounter.

  6. Psychologists abandon the Nuremberg ethic: concerns for detainee interrogations.

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    Pope, Kenneth S; Gutheil, Thomas G

    2009-01-01

    In the aftermath of 9-11, the American Psychological Association, one of the largest U.S. health professions, changed its ethics code so that it now runs counter to the Nuremberg Ethic. This historic post-9-11 change allows psychologists to set aside their ethical responsibilities whenever they are in irreconcilable conflict with military orders, governmental regulations, national and local laws, and other forms of governing legal authority. This article discusses the history, wording, rationale, and implications of the ethical standard that U.S. psychologists adopted 7 years ago, particularly in light of concerns over health care professionals' involvement in detainee interrogations and the controversy over psychologists' prominent involvement in settings like the Guantánamo Bay Detainment Camp and the Abu Ghraib prison. It discusses possible approaches to the complex dilemmas arising when ethical responsibilities conflict with laws, regulations, or other governing legal authority.

  7. Vygotsky e sua interface com as teorias de conceitos: aproximações e distanciamentos

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    Resumo Embora a natureza dos conceitos seja tema de especulação desde a Grécia antiga, ainda não há um consenso quanto a sua definição e seu modo de representação na mente humana. Na Psicologia, ao longo de um século, diferentes concepções vêm sendo desenvolvidas. A teoria de Vygotsky sobre conceitos é tradicionalmente enquadrada na primeira delas - a visão clássica, a única existente em sua época. Contudo, tal enquadramento é questionado pelos autores desse artigo. Tendo por base a análise d...

  8. CONTRIBUTIONS OF HEBB AND VYGOTSKY TO AN INTEGRATED SCIENCE OF MIND

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    Ghassemzadeh, Habibollah; Posner, Michael I.; Rothbart, Mary K.

    2013-01-01

    Hebb and Vygotsky are two of the most influential figures of psychology in the first half of the 20th century. They represent cultural and biological approaches to explaining human development, and thus a number of their ideas remain relevant to current psychology and cognitive neuroscience. In this paper we examine similarities and differences between these two important figures, exploring possibilities for a theoretical synthesis between their two literatures, which have had little contact each other. To pursue these goals the following topics are discussed: 1) Hebb and Vygotsky’s lives and training; 2) their innovations in theory building relating to an “objective psychology” and objective science of mind, 3) their developmental approach, 4) their treatment of mediation and neuropsychology and 5) their current relevance and possible integration of their views. We argue that considering the two together improves prospects for a more complete and integrated approach to mind and brain in society. PMID:23679195

  9. Piaget y Vygotski: la construcción mediada de los aprendizajes escolares

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    Full Text Available El presente artículo hace un análisis de las teorías de Piaget y de Vygotski en términos de su aplicación al aprendizaje escolar. Está estructurado en dos partes. La primera consiste en un análisis de cada teoría, presentando una contra la otra, enfatizando aquellas suposiciones epistemológicas convergentes y divergentes que las caracterizan, tales como dualismo/adualismo, individual/social, interno/externo, general/específico. El esfuerzo de contrastar e integrar los resultados de Piaget y de Vygotski resulta en la creación de una unidad de análisis para evaluar el aprendizaje escolar. Así, la segunda parte del artículo trata la aplicación de tal unidad de análisis para la evaluación del proceso de aprendizaje resultante del uso de un ambiente computarizado, dirigido al aprendizaje del concepo de proporción. Esta unidad de análisis toma en consideración varios factores: las acciones de los estudiantes, el contenido, la regulación del profesor, la interacción entre compañeros y la mediación semiótica. La aplicación de la unidad de análisis produce diferentes niveles de resultados. En un nivel, los datos estadísticos evalúan los productos del aprendizaje. En otro nivel, un diagrama de interacciones muestra los principales cambios en el tiempo, en términos de los procedimientos de solución de los sujetos, la retroalimentación del computador, tutoría del profesor, etc. Finalmente, el úlimo nivel de resultados consiste en un análisis microgenético para cada par de sujetos.

  10. Lev Shestov as a Theologian and the Theology of the Great and Ultimate Battle

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    Full Text Available Lev Shestov’s early period in which he developed his religious views is the subject of this article. Shestov was a well-known Russian thinker. The author sheds some light on the furtive character of his thought as well as attempts to reconstruct the sources of his religious consciousness. He was formed at the border between two religious worlds — that of Judaism and that of Christianity. Traces of Jewish free-thinking typical of the end of the nineteenth century color his Weltanschauung together with the infl uence of Nietzsche and the Bible, the last as it was interpreted by the western tradition. Shestov understands God in a way akin to that of anthropomorphic psychology, an understanding which develops the concept of the deity into a form of radical apophatic ignorance or the complete absence of the ability to know God. The author points out that Shestov’s God is not the God of life and religious experience but rather a product of a kind of radicalized rationality. This notwithstanding, the original theological perceptions of Shestov were generated by his search for an authentic philosophical life. The author concentrates her attention on two main tendencies in Shestov’s understanding of life — a holistic tendency and a personalistic tendency. From a reading of Shestov’s first book (Shakespeare and his critic Brandes published in 1898 it becomes clear that the personalistic tendency won out. The concept of rebellion takes first place in Shestov’s thought as well as that of the great and ultimate battle. As a result Shestov’s thought becomes dominated by anthopology rather than theology and the concept of God gives way to that of man as the rebel. Shestov’s thought, particularly in his works dating from the second half of the twentieth century, falls under the influence of Nietzsche and the man from the underground of Dostoevsky. His God becomes the God of Manichaeism, on the far side of neither good nor evil, and his

  11. The Comparative Analysis of Antioxidant and Biological Activity for the Dendropanax morbifera LEV. Leaves Extracted by Different Ethanol Concentrations.

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    Nakamura, Masaya; Ra, Jong-Hwan; Kim, Ju-Sung

    2016-01-01

    The different concentrations of ethanol (20-100%) and distilled water extract for Dendropanax morbifera LEV. leaves were evaluated to induce antioxidant and biological activity employed by variety of assays. The 20%, 80%, and 100% ethanol extract demonstrated the relatively higher activity, whereas distilled water, 40%, and 60% ethanol extracts exhibited the lower antioxidant and biological activity. Especially, 80% ethanol extract showed the remarkably higher radical scavenging activity, reducing power, total phenol and flavonoid content, α-glucosidase, and tyrosinase inhibitory activity, and alcohol dehydrogenases (ADH) and aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) activity. Also, 100% ethanol extract exhibited relatively greater activity, but there did not show significant radical scavenging activity. Furthermore, there were 50% and 30% promotion effect for ADH activity assay and 80% and 40% promotion effect for ALDH activity assay in 80% and 100% ethanol extract, respectively. In addition, in the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC), all extracts except for distilled water extract inhibited Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus, Escherichia coli. For Pichia jadinii, whole extracts effectively inhibited yeast multiplication at concentration of 125 μg/mL for 100% ethanol extract and 250 μg/mL for the rest of extract. These result indicated that D. morbifera LEV. leaves extracted by 80% ethanol would be the ideal extracting solution to maximize inherent antioxidant and biological activity agent.

  12. Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct.

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    Describes the American Psychological Association's Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct, focusing on introduction and applicability; preamble; general principles; and ethical standards (resolving ethical issues, competence, human relations, privacy and confidentiality, advertising and other public statements, record keeping and…

  13. Stereotype Threat and Test Performance: A Primer for School Psychologists

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    Jordan, Alexander H.; Lovett, Benjamin J.

    2007-01-01

    Ethical guidelines require school psychologists to ensure that their assessment practices are nondiscriminatory, but typical discussions on this topic neglect the possible discriminatory effects of cultural stereotypes on assessment results. Recent research on "stereotype threat" shows that students' knowledge of stereotype-based negative…

  14. Ethically Challenging Situations Reported by School Psychologists: Implications for Training

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    Dailor, A. Nichole; Jacob, Susan

    2011-01-01

    Practitioner-members of the National Association of School Psychologists (N = 208) completed questionnaires regarding their ethics training, preparedness, the types of ethical transgressions and dilemmas encountered in the previous year, and the strategies used to solve problems. Respondents who received multilevel training in ethics (ethics…

  15. Changing Conceptualization of the Role of Educational Psychologists in Singapore

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    Kit, Phey Ling; Garces-Bacsal, Rhoda Myra; Burgetova, Kristina

    2016-01-01

    Psychology is a young discipline in Singapore. Hence, perceptions of the roles and responsibilities of an educational psychologist (EP) are still constantly being negotiated and redefined. This qualitative study examined how role negotiations and redefinitions could be actively facilitated through an experiential and intensive two-day Basic…

  16. The Educational Journey of a Latina Feminist Community Psychologist

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    Guzman, Bianca

    2012-01-01

    This narrative describes how my educational journey led me to become a Latina feminist community psychologist. My experiences as a Central American woman living in the United States has made me deeply committed to feminist community values and the importance of social justice. Throughout the journey, I connect how immigration status, culture, and…

  17. School Psychologists' Management of Administrative Pressure to Practice Unethically

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    Boccio, Dana E.; Weisz, Gaston; Lefkowitz, Rebecca

    2016-01-01

    In their role as child advocates, school psychologists strive to promote policies and practices that increase the availability of necessary academic and mental health services and enhance the well-being of children. However, administrative pressure to disregard ethical and legal mandates in favor of decisions that would prioritize the needs of the…

  18. Do First and Later Borns Agree with Psychologists?

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    Cohen, Diane

    Research has found firstborns to be more ambitious, rule-oriented, authority-oriented, helpful, and responsible, and less oriented toward peers, their own needs, social activities, and group cooperation than are laterborns. To explore whether those occupying different birth order positions perceive themselves as psychologists have described them,…

  19. School Psychologists' Experiences with Teacher-to-Student Mistreatment

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    Lyles, Sharon R. Brown

    2014-01-01

    The purpose of this qualitative, transcendental, phenomenological study was to describe school psychologists' experiences with teacher-to-student mistreatment in the Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 educational setting. There are few United States studies presented in the literature on the topic of teacher-to-student mistreatment and its…

  20. Training, Degrees, and Credentials in the Hiring of School Psychologists

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    O'donnell, Patrick S.; Dunlap, Linda L.

    2014-01-01

    A national sample of 246 Directors of Pupil Personnel Services and Directors of Special Education were surveyed to assess the importance they place on training, degrees, and credentials in the hiring of school psychologists. High, but varying, levels of importance were found for the content knowledge and skill areas in the National Association of…

  1. School Psychologists' Family-School Partnering Experiences with Latinos

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    Vega, Desireé; Lasser, Jon; Fernandez, Sarah E.

    2017-01-01

    The purpose of this phenomenological study was to identify the beliefs, perceptions, and actions of school psychologists toward family-school partnering (FSP) with Latino families in the public school system. Existing research in this area is extremely limited; therefore, the present study has significant implications for pre- and in-service…

  2. Global Migration: The Need for Culturally Competent School Psychologists

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    Vega, Desireé; Lasser, Jon; Plotts, Cynthia

    2015-01-01

    Never before have more children lived away from their home countries. Given the unique social, emotional, and academic needs of children who have migrated, school psychologists must be well prepared to meet these growing demands. Consequently, school psychology training programs must invest in the preparation of culturally competent future school…

  3. Child Maltreatment Identification and Reporting Behavior of School Psychologists

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    Lusk, Victoria L.; Zibulsky, Jamie; Viezel, Kathleen

    2015-01-01

    A majority of substantiated maltreatment reports are made by educators and thus, teacher knowledge of child maltreatment reporting mandates and reporting behavior has been a focus of research. The knowledge and behavior of school psychologists, however, has not received similar attention. This study investigated the child maltreatment reporting…

  4. Teaching Leadership: Most Any Psychologist Can Do It

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    Riggio, Ronald E.

    2015-01-01

    The past two decades have seen a growing interest in college courses on leadership in a variety of academic disciplines. The study of leadership has a long history, much of it based on psychology. As a result, psychologists are well informed and quite capable of teaching leadership courses. In this article, I discuss core theories of leadership,…

  5. Mistaken Evaluation: The School Psychologist or the Case Law?

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    Zirkel, Perry A.

    2012-01-01

    Given their pivotal position, school psychologists have understandable concerns about the possibility of becoming the target of the relatively frequent legal proceedings under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Indeed, the threat of litigation can contribute to a flight from the profession (Lange, 2011). Yet, an informal…

  6. Mistaken Evaluation: The School Psychologist or the Case Law?

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    Zirkel, Perry A.

    2012-01-01

    Given their pivotal position, school psychologists have understandable concerns about the possibility of becoming the target of the relatively frequent legal proceedings under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Indeed, the threat of litigation can contribute to a flight from the profession (Lange, 2011). Yet, an informal…

  7. Educational Psychologists' Constructions of Sexuality and the Implications for Practice

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    Marks, Chloe

    2012-01-01

    Despite an underlying inclusion agenda, sexuality equality remains a low priority in education. Review of literature suggests the marginalization of sexual minority young people (SMYP) in schools. This study explores educational psychologists' (EPs') constructions of sexuality and the implications for practice. Discursive psychology was used to…

  8. Primary Care Psychologists in the Netherlands: 30 Years of Experience

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    Derksen, J.J.L.

    2009-01-01

    The primary care psychologist (PCP) in the Netherlands has 30 years of experience. The PCP is a generalist who, in close cooperation with the family physician and other providers of primary health care, has a mindset and manner of working that is largely determined by the context in which the PCP

  9. Teaching Leadership: Most Any Psychologist Can Do It

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    Riggio, Ronald E.

    2015-01-01

    The past two decades have seen a growing interest in college courses on leadership in a variety of academic disciplines. The study of leadership has a long history, much of it based on psychology. As a result, psychologists are well informed and quite capable of teaching leadership courses. In this article, I discuss core theories of leadership,…

  10. Gesell: The First School Psychologist. Part II. Practice and Significance.

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    Fagan, Thomas K.

    1987-01-01

    This article describes what is known of Arnold L. Gesell's position in Connecticut between 1914-1919, including conditions of employment and responsibilities. While some questions remain unanswered regarding Gesell's acquisition of the title "school psychologist," it is concluded that he was the first U.S. practitioner to hold that title.…

  11. Children and Natural Disasters: A Primer for School Psychologists

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    Evans, Linda; Oehler-Stinnett, Judy

    2006-01-01

    Worldwide children are impacted by natural disasters, including hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, wildfires, landslides and sandstorms, winter and severe storms, heat waves, volcanoes and tsunamis. School psychologists should understand natural disaster effects, such as economic loss, relocation and health concerns and mental health…

  12. Human Resource Planning: Challenges for Industrial/Organizational Psychologists.

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    Jackson, Susan E.; Schuler, Randall S.

    1990-01-01

    Describes activities that industrial/organizational psychologists engage in as they seek to improve the competitiveness of organizations through effective human resource planning. Presents a model for describing human resource short-term, intermediate-term, and long-term planning. (JS)

  13. Primary Care Psychologists in the Netherlands: 30 Years of Experience

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    Derksen, J.J.L.

    2009-01-01

    The primary care psychologist (PCP) in the Netherlands has 30 years of experience. The PCP is a generalist who, in close cooperation with the family physician and other providers of primary health care, has a mindset and manner of working that is largely determined by the context in which the PCP wo

  14. What Counseling Psychologists Can Do to Help Returning Veterans

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    Danish, Steven J.; Antonides, Bradley J.

    2009-01-01

    The purpose of this article is to describe the needs of service members and their families who have fought or are fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan and who have sustained psychological and/or physical injuries and how counseling psychologists can help. The focus is twofold: (a) to help the reader better understand those who have served and how what…

  15. Identifying Students with Emotional Disturbance: School Psychologists' Practices and Perceptions

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    Hanchon, Timothy A.; Allen, Ryan A.

    2013-01-01

    From its inception as a disability category in the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, serving students under the special education category Emotional Disturbance (ED) has been a challenging task for school psychologists. In particular, the vague and ambiguous federal definition has created an environment in which inconsistent assessment…

  16. School Psychologists' Perceptions of Stakeholder Engagement in Response to Intervention

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    Little, Suzanne

    2013-01-01

    As Response to Intervention (RTI) continues to be implemented in schools, it is important to consider how this initiative is perceived by the educational professionals involved in the implementation and effectiveness of the process. This study utilized a survey intended to investigate the perceptions of school psychologists regarding their…

  17. The Role of School Psychologists in Child Protection and Safeguarding

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    Woods, Kevin; Bond, Caroline; Tyldesley, Kath; Farrell, Peter; Humphrey, Neil

    2011-01-01

    Child protection and safeguarding are important aspects of work for all professionals working with children. The current article outlines the international context of school psychologists' work in relation to child protection and safeguarding and describes the United Kingdom context in more detail. Given the relatively recent broadening of the UK…

  18. A Comparison of Two Measures of School Psychologists' Job Satisfaction

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    Brown, Michael B.; Hardison, Ashley; Bolen, Larry M.; Walcott, Christy M.

    2006-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to establish the concurrent and construct validity of the Job Satisfaction Scales (JSS) and a modified version of the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire (MSQ) using a sample of practicing school psychologists. Strong internal consistency was determined within each of the job satisfaction instruments. Correlations…

  19. Letters to a Young Psychologist: An Invitation to Dialogue

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    Israel, Tania

    2012-01-01

    In this response to the major contribution, "Voices of Early Career Psychologists in the Society of Counseling Psychology," the past president of the Society of Counseling Psychology (SCP) expresses appreciation, describes aspects of her early career experience in light of the survey findings in the major contribution, offers reflections…

  20. Educational Psychologists' Report-Writing: Acts of Justice?

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    Attard, Sunaina; Mercieca, Daniela; Mercieca, Duncan P.

    2016-01-01

    One of the major tasks of educational psychologists is the writing of reports. Often, all involvement, assessment and intervention culminate in the production of a report. This paper explores critically the tensions involved in writing reports which are closed down in their conformity to requirements of different bodies, while looking for…

  1. Classroom Behaviour Management: Educational Psychologists' Views on Effective Practice

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    Hart, Robert

    2010-01-01

    The behaviour of children and young people in schools is a perennial concern to educators and the wider public alike. It also represents a significant focus for the work of educational psychologists (EPs). Research evidence has identified a number of strategies that teachers, students and school inspectors believe contribute to effective classroom…

  2. Albert Sidney Beckham: The First African American School Psychologist

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    Graves, Scott L., Jr.

    2009-01-01

    Albert Sidney Beckham was the first African American to hold the title school psychologist. This article examines the life and professional career of Beckham in the context of his contributions to the field of school psychology. It explores his graduate education, the founding of Howard University's Psychological Laboratory and his research and…

  3. School Psychologists' Management of Administrative Pressure to Practice Unethically

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    Boccio, Dana E.; Weisz, Gaston; Lefkowitz, Rebecca

    2016-01-01

    In their role as child advocates, school psychologists strive to promote policies and practices that increase the availability of necessary academic and mental health services and enhance the well-being of children. However, administrative pressure to disregard ethical and legal mandates in favor of decisions that would prioritize the needs of the…

  4. Threads: theory of Vygotsky to learning processes and child development in early childhood education mediated by toy construction

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    Full Text Available This article has the objectivity to point out some of the threads of the cultural historical theory of Vygotsky partner to the process of learning and development of children in early childhood education mediated by the construction of toys and games. In this direction, looking to approach the foundations of this theory in order to internalize the reader in his work in search of reflections and readings on the theme proposed here.

  5. Advocating for School Psychologists in Response to the APA's Proposed "Model Act for State Licensure of Psychologists"

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    Skalski, Anastasia Kalamaros

    2009-01-01

    On March 6, 2009, the APA Model Licensure Act Task Force released its second draft of the policy document known as the proposed "Model Act for State Licensure of Psychologists". This policy document serves as guidance to state legislatures for how they should set up their psychology licensing laws. The general expectations promoted in the model…

  6. Advocating for School Psychologists in Response to the APA's Proposed "Model Act for State Licensure of Psychologists"

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    Skalski, Anastasia Kalamaros

    2009-01-01

    On March 6, 2009, the APA Model Licensure Act Task Force released its second draft of the policy document known as the proposed "Model Act for State Licensure of Psychologists". This policy document serves as guidance to state legislatures for how they should set up their psychology licensing laws. The general expectations promoted in the model…

  7. Job Satisfaction, Burnout, and Perceived Effectiveness of "In-House" versus Traditional School Psychologists

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    Proctor, Briley E.; Steadman, Tara

    2003-01-01

    The present study examined whether school psychologists who serve a single school ("In-House" group) differed from school psychologists who serve several schools concurrently ("Traditional" group) in the three areas of job satisfaction, burnout, and effectiveness as perceived by the school psychologist. A total of 63 school psychology…

  8. Conversations with Four Highly Productive Educational Psychologists: Patricia Alexander, Richard Mayer, Dale Schunk, and Barry Zimmerman

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    Patterson-Hazley, Melissa; Kiewra, Kenneth A.

    2013-01-01

    This article seeks to answer the questions: Who are the most productive and influential educational psychologists? What factors characterize these educational psychologists? And, what advice might they pass along to budding scholars? To determine the top educational psychologists, we surveyed the membership of Division 15 (Educational Psychology)…

  9. 20 CFR 404.1617 - Reasonable efforts to obtain review by a qualified psychiatrist or psychologist.

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    ... qualified psychiatrist or psychologist. 404.1617 Section 404.1617 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY... review by a qualified psychiatrist or psychologist. (a) The State agency must determine if additional qualified psychiatrists and psychologists are needed to make the necessary reviews (see §...

  10. 42 CFR 414.62 - Fee schedule for clinical psychologist services.

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    ... 42 Public Health 3 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Fee schedule for clinical psychologist services... Physicians and Other Practitioners § 414.62 Fee schedule for clinical psychologist services. The fee schedule for clinical psychologist services is set at 100 percent of the amount determined for...

  11. 20 CFR 416.1017 - Reasonable efforts to obtain review by a qualified psychiatrist or psychologist.

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    ... qualified psychiatrist or psychologist. 416.1017 Section 416.1017 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY... review by a qualified psychiatrist or psychologist. (a) The State agency must determine if additional qualified psychiatrists and psychologists are needed to make the necessary reviews (see §...

  12. Perceptions of School Psychologists Regarding Barriers to Response to Intervention (RTI) Implementation

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    Marrs, Heath; Little, Suzanne

    2014-01-01

    As Response to Intervention (RTI) models continue to be implemented, an important research question is how school psychologists are experiencing the transition to RTI practice. In order to better understand the experiences of school psychologists, interviews with seven practicing school psychologists regarding their perceptions of barriers and…

  13. 20 CFR 220.58 - Objections to the designated physician or psychologist.

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    ... psychologist. 220.58 Section 220.58 Employees' Benefits RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD REGULATIONS UNDER THE... designated physician or psychologist. A claimant or his or her representative may object to his or her being examined by a designated physician or psychologist. If there is a good reason for the objection, the...

  14. A Comparison of Special Education Teacher and Psychologist Scoring of the Bender Visual Motor Gestalt Test

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    Foster, Glen G.; And Others

    1976-01-01

    Ten special education teachers and two school psychologists scored the Bender-Gestalt protocals of elementary school children using the Koppitz scoring system. The reported correlations between teachers and school psychologists compared favorably to correlations between school psychologists as well as to interrater reliabilities reported in the…

  15. Incest and Parental Contact: A Psychologist's Personal Case and Literature Review

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    A psychologist's husband molested their young daughter. Consulting psychologists purported that research indicated it would be developmentally advantageous for their daughter to continue a relationship with the father following the marital separation. The consulting psychologists did not reference the literature, prompting the mother to conduct a…

  16. Perceptions of Leadership Practices of School Psychologists: Views of Multiple Stakeholders

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    Augustyniak, Kristine; Kilanowski, Lisa; Privitera, Gregory J.

    2016-01-01

    Leadership ability is necessary in the work of school psychologists, yet formal investigation of leadership processes engaged in by school psychologists has not occurred in the field. Likewise, perceptions of the leadership ability of school psychologists by other key school professionals, such as administrators and teachers, remain undocumented.…

  17. Perceptions of School Psychologists Regarding Barriers to Response to Intervention (RTI) Implementation

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    Marrs, Heath; Little, Suzanne

    2014-01-01

    As Response to Intervention (RTI) models continue to be implemented, an important research question is how school psychologists are experiencing the transition to RTI practice. In order to better understand the experiences of school psychologists, interviews with seven practicing school psychologists regarding their perceptions of barriers and…

  18. Targeting Family Risk Factors in the Context of Treating Youth Depression: A Survey of Psychologists

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    Parra, Gilbert R.; Buckholdt, Kelly E.; Olsen, James P.; Jobe-Shields, Lisa; Davis, Genevieve L.; Gamble, Heather L.

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    This study investigated the practices and perceptions of psychologists related to targeting family risk factors when treating youth depression. Participants were practicing psychologists recruited through the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology (N = 279). Psychologists completed a brief anonymous survey about addressing…

  19. “Lines of Mourning”: On the Issue of National and Cultural Self-Determination of L.S. Vygotsky

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    Sobkin V.S.

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    Full Text Available The paper presents the full text of a work by L.S. Vygotsky “Lines of Mourning” (1916 along with detailed commentaries. This article was the first of the three published in the Jewish periodical Noviy Put’ that can be considered a triptych dedicated to the issues of national, cultural and religious traditions and their relation with modern times. The text and commentaries provide an insight into personal meanings and attitudes of young Vygotsky in the situation of political and value/normative uncertainty. This enables us to reconstruct the features of social, political, national and ethic self-definition of the scientist and to reveal the grounds and values underlying the cultural-historical approach. Special attention is brought to the dialogic nature of the Jewish and Russian culture. In the commentaries we also focus on the specifics of artistic and reflective position of Vygotsky in relation to pre-revolutionary events that took place at that time: understanding this allows us to comprehend a whole set of social, political, moral, ethic and truly psychological problems that would later on be reflected in his scientific works. Another section of our commentaries is centered on the analysis of the article’s style and composition and its multi-layered structure.

  20. L.S. Vygotsky's Principle "One Step in Learning — A Hundred Steps in Development": In Search of Evidence

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    V.K. Zaretsky

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    Full Text Available On the basis of L.S. Vygotsky's published works the paper attempts to trace the dynamics of his concepts of child development and to provide evidence supporting Vygotsky's statement that one step in learning equals a hundred in development, which is one of the key principles of culturalhistorical theory in its application to child development. This statement is put in a row with two other major principles: one arguing that learning precedes development and the other referring to the zone of proximal development. The paper outlines a multivector model of the zone of proximal development as one of the conceptual tools of the reflective and activity approach to helping children overcome learning difficulties and promoting their development. The paper also describes a case study in which an orphan child with a disability received psychological and educational support that obviously contributed to the child's development. It is argued that L.S. Vygotsky's idea of the specific relationship between learning and development has fundamental theoretical and practical implications, in particular, for working with children with special needs

  1. Linguagem e atividade no desenvolvimento cognitivo: algumas reflexões sobre as contribuições de Vygotsky e Leontiev

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    Lampreia Carolina

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    Full Text Available As noções de linguagem e atividade foram consideradas centrais para o estudo do desenvolvimento cognitivo por Vygotsky e Leontiev. Vygotsky queria analisar como a atividade prática contribui para a formação da consciência. Contudo, suas pesquisas permaneceram centradas na linguagem. Conseqüentemente, não ficou clara, em seu trabalho, a relação existente entre linguagem e atividade. Leontiev desenvolveu uma teoria cuja unidade de análise passou a ser a atividade. Mas não desenvolveu a análise do papel da linguagem. Assim, embora ambos tenham considerado a relevância desses dois aspectos do desenvolvimento cognitivo, nenhum dos dois os abordou simultaneamente. Por outro lado, as reflexões filosóficas do `segundo' Wittgenstein a respeito da linguagem permitiram-lhe concebê-la como uma forma de ação não sendo possível separar atividade e linguagem. Juntando-se a autores com preocupações similares, esta perspectiva pode permitir elaborar uma abordagem eminentemente contextualista do desenvolvimento cognitivo inspirada nas formulações de Vygotsky e Leontiev. Mas é preciso analisar e discutir suas noções de linguagem e atividade no contexto da perspectiva wittgensteiniana.

  2. Is ‘back to Vygotsky’ enough? the legacy of socio-historicocultural psychology Volverse a Vygotsky es suficiente? el legado de la psicología socio histórico cultural Voltar para Vygotsky é o suficiente? o legado da psicologia sócio-histórico-cultural

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    2010-01-01

    Is ‘back to Vygotsky’ enough? Vygotsky’s psychology has its roots in Marx’s writings. Thus, Marxism is indispensable to the study of Vygotsky’s theory. That is why, we assert in this paper that, back to Vygotsky is back to Marx and Marxism. Furthermore any attempt to modify Vygotsky’s uses of Marxism with some extraneous element is not only objectively anti-Vygotsky but also distortion of his theory. Vygotsky brought into prominence the dialectic movement of social totalities, within which a ...

  3. Construtivismo sócio-histórico de Vygostky e a enfermagem El constructivismo socio-historico de Vygotsky y la enfermería Vygotsky's social-historic constructivism and nursing

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    Maira Buss Thofehrn

    2006-10-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo tem o propósito de refletir, no âmbito teórico, sobre o construtivismo sócio-histórico de Vygotsky e as contribuições deste estudioso russo para a construção do conhecimento da Enfermagem. A abordagem vygotskiana tem como pressupostos filosóficos, epistemológicos e metodológicos, os princípios do materialismo histórico, ênfase no contexto sócio-cultural no processo de trabalho, no uso de instrumentos e na interação dialética entre seres humanos e ambiente. Entendemos que as idéias preconizadas por este autor podem representar um método alternativo para os estudos teórico-práticos, especialmente, quanto à dimensão subjetiva do processo de trabalho junto à equipe de enfermagem.El presente artículo tiene el objetivo de reflexionar, en el ámbito teórico, respecto al constructivismo socio-histórico de Vygotsky y las contribuciones de ese estudioso ruso para la construcción del conocimiento de la enfermería. El abordaje vygotskiniano tiene como ejes filosóficos, epistemológicos y metodológicos, los principios del materialismo histórico, énfasis en el contexto sociocultural en el proceso de trabajo, en el uso de instrumentos y en la interacción dialéctica entre seres humanos y su entorno. Entendemos que las ideas preconizadas por Vygotsky pueden representar un método alternativo para los estudios teóricos-prácticos, especialmente, cuanto a la dimensión subjetiva del proceso de trabajo junto al equipo de enfermería.The aim of this paper is to reflect, in the theoretical scope, about the Vygotsky's socio-historical constructivism and the contributions from this Russian researcher to build the nursing knowledge. The Vygotskian approach has as its philosophical, epistemological and methodological purposes, the principles of the historical materialism, it emphasizes the social and cultural context in the working process, also in the use of instruments and in the dialectical interaction between

  4. Why isn’t everyone an Evolutionary Psychologist?

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    Darren eBurke

    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available Despite a widespread acceptance that the brain that underpins human psychology is the result of biological evolution, very few psychologists in any way incorporate an evolutionary perspective in their research or practice. There have been many attempts to convince mainstream psychology of the importance of such a perspective, mostly from those who identify with Evolutionary Psychology, and there has certainly been progress in that direction, but the core of psychology remains essentially unevolutionary. Here I explore a number of potential reasons for mainstream psychology continuing to ignore or resist an evolutionary approach, and suggest some ways in which those of us interested in seeing an increase in the proportion of psychologists adopting an evolutionary perspective might need to modify our tactics to increase our chances of success.

  5. Why isn't everyone an evolutionary psychologist?

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    Burke, Darren

    2014-01-01

    Despite a widespread acceptance that the brain that underpins human psychology is the result of biological evolution, very few psychologists in any way incorporate an evolutionary perspective in their research or practice. There have been many attempts to convince mainstream psychology of the importance of such a perspective, mostly from those who identify with "Evolutionary Psychology," and there has certainly been progress in that direction, but the core of psychology remains essentially unevolutionary. Here I explore a number of potential reasons for mainstream psychology continuing to ignore or resist an evolutionary approach, and suggest some ways in which those of us interested in seeing an increase in the proportion of psychologists adopting an evolutionary perspective might need to modify our tactics to increase our chances of success.

  6. The practical learning of the chemistry and the use of the signs of Tolman & Vygotsky

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    Enrique Antonio

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available En este ensayo se discute que en el aprendizaje de las ciencias y en particular de la química, el laboratorio de ciencias es un elemento fundamental para la práctica. Tradicionalmente se ha señalado que la enseñanza de la práctica tiene intenciones de reforzar la enseñanza de la teoría, pero no todas las prácticas realizadas en el laboratorio cumplen con ese objetivo, ya que algunas prácticas son tipo receta con alcances educativos muy limitados como conocer o comprender, es así que, en función de los signos de Tolman y de Vygotsky, se proponen prácticas de laboratorio basadas más en la indagación científica en que se aborden situaciones problemáticas de interés y menos en la repetición de guiones preestablecidos.

  7. Optimalisasi Teori Vygotsky Melalui Media Kartu Frase untuk Menanamkan Bagian Sederhana Kalimat Bahasa Inggris

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    Diah Gusrayani

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available Mengajar bahasa banyak dipahami sebagai mengajar tentang bahasa itu sendiri, bukan tentang fungsinya atau dalam konteks apa bahasa digunakan. Guru banyak yang gagal mengkontekstualkan bahasa, atau lebih khususnya dalam konteks pelajaran bahasa Inggris di SD kelas rendah, kata-kata yang diperkenalkan pada siswa. Perkara mengajar bahasa di usia tersebut yang berkisar pada cara menulis, mengucapkan dan memahami artinya, menjadi abstrak dirasakan siswa karena guru jarang menggunakan media dan atau strategi mengajar yang baik dan efektif. Bahasa Inggris yang memiliki pola terbalik dalam penyusunan kata menjadi frase, ini pun menjadi masalah tersendiri. Konsep yang abstrak harus bisa dipahami secara konkret, apalagi ketika konsep ini dirasa sangat baru oleh siswa. Makalah ini memaparkan satu jenis media yang bisa menjembatani verbalisme guru dalam menjelaskan frase dalam bahasa Inggris pada siswa kelas rendah (1, 2, 3 yang baru mengenal bentuk dan struktur bahasa ini. Media kartu frase (phrase card ini memiliki ukuran yang bebas dan bisa beragam, berisikan tulisan yang jelas dibaca dari jarak jauh, dan warna serta tata letak yang eye-catching. Pembuatan media ini telah dilakukan oleh 30 guru SD di Kabupaten Sumedang serta diujicobakan di kelaskelasnya. Hasilnya, pemahaman siswa terhadap makna dan tertib susunan frase tersebut melesat signifikan. Bantuan orang dewasa dalam memperkuat pemahaman siswa dengan melibatkan siswa itu sendiri dalam mengkonstruksi pemahamannya inilah yang direkomendasikan Vygotsky dalam teorinya

  8. From relational ontology to transformative activist stance on development and learning: expanding Vygotsky's (CHAT) project

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    Stetsenko, Anna

    2008-07-01

    This paper offers steps towards overcoming current fragmentation within sociocultural approaches by expansively reconstructing a broad dialectical view on human development and learning (drawing on Vygotsky's project) underwritten by ideology of social justice. The common foundation for sociocultural approaches is developed by dialectically supplanting relational ontology with the notion that collaborative purposeful transformation of the world is the core of human nature and the principled grounding for learning and development. An activist transformative stance suggests that people come to know themselves and their world as well as ultimately come to be human in and through (not in addition to) the processes of collaboratively transforming the world in view of their goals. This means that all human activities (including psychological processes and the self) are instantiations of contributions to collaborative transformative practices that are contingent on both the past and the vision for the future and therefore are profoundly imbued with ideology, ethics, and values. And because acting, being, and knowing are seen from a transformative activist stance as all rooted in, derivative of, and instrumental within a collaborative historical becoming, this stance cuts across and bridges the gaps (a) between individual and social and (b) among ontological, epistemological, and moral-ethical (ideological) dimensions of activity.

  9. Divorce: Using Psychologists' Skills for Transformation and Conflict Reduction.

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    Zimmerman, Jeffrey

    2016-05-01

    The litigious divorce process often leaves children with parents who are at "war" and have little ability to coparent effectively. This article discusses some of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes designed to lessen conflict both before and after divorce. It also addresses the important work of psychologists serving in the roles of child therapists and reunification clinicians doing the difficult work of helping to heal fractured child-parent relationships. Ethical challenges are addressed and future directions for applied research are suggested.

  10. Positive psychology and the training of psychologists: Students’ perspectives

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    Tharina Guse

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Orientation: The development of positive psychology interventions have burgeoned internationally and are relevant to the professional training of psychologistsResearch purpose: The aim of this study was to explore the personal and professional impact of including positive psychology in the professional training of clinical and counselling psychologists.Motivation for the study: It is not known how students previously educated in a pathogenic paradigm experience the exposure to positive psychology, and resultant paradigm shift, as part of their professional training.Research design, approach and method: A qualitative research design was implemented. Data consisted of written documents submitted by the participants and was analyzed by means of thematic analysis.Main findings: Integrating positive psychology in the professional training curriculum was valuable and enriching on both a professional and personal level. The participants reported an experience of positive emotions and increased sense of self-understanding and psychological well-being. Professionally they experienced a sense of increased self-efficacy.Practical/managerial implications: Positive psychology should be considered as part of the basic training of psychologists since it may enhance the development of trainee psychologists’ professional self, enhance aspects of psychological well-being as well as prevent stress and burnout.Contribution/value-add: This is the first South African study to explore the impact of including positive psychology principles and interventions in professional training.

  11. What Is a Bilingual School Psychologist? A National Survey of the Credentialing Bodies of School Psychologists: Implications for the Assessment of Bilinguals

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    Sotelo-Dynega, Marlene

    2015-01-01

    The present study explored the credentialing practices for bilingual school psychologists in the United States. Credentialing agencies of school psychologists, mostly State Departments of Education, across the 50 states and the District of Columbia were contacted via telephone by trained graduate student research assistants. Only two of the…

  12. Professional Competences of Young Psychologists: The Dimensions of Self-Rated Competence Domains and Their Variation in the Early Years of the Psychologist's Career

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    Kuittinen, Matti; Meriläinen, Matti; Räty, Hannu

    2014-01-01

    The study set out to explore an array of key competencies required by psychologists, along with a method for assessing them. The respondents (n?=?353) were a representative sample of young Finnish psychologists with professional experience of between 1 and 6 years. They were requested to rate 52 statements of competence. A set of explorative…

  13. Mother-Blaming in the Shadow of Incest: Commentary on "Motherhood in the Shadow of Incest" by Rachel Lev-Wiesel

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    Faller, Kathleen Coulborn

    2007-01-01

    This commentary on "Motherhood in the Shadow of Incest" by Rachel Lev-Wiesel, is divided into three sections. In the first section, this author addresses the issue of the role of mothers in incest. Faller contends that, with regard to research findings on the role of mothers' own sexual victimization in her child's experience, previous research…

  14. Notas acerca de psicólogos y teorías psicológicas de Europa Oriental en la historia de la psicología de América del Sur (Notes About East European Psychologists and Psychological Theories in tahe History of Psychology in South America

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    Ramón León

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    Full Text Available RESUMEN: Psicólogos de Europa Oriental tuvieron un rol importante en los años iniciales de desarrollo de la psicología en América del Sur. En el presente artículo se describe el trabajo y la influencia de cuatro de ellos: Waclaw Radecki (1887-1953, Béla Székely (1899-1955, F. Oliver Brachfeld (1908-1967 y Hélène Antipoff (1892-1974. Además, teorías provenientes de Rusia y la Unión Soviética encontraron una amplia resonancia entre los psicólogos sudamericanos, como la teoría de Pavlov y las ideas de Vygotsky que atrajeron el interés de los especialistas en la región, quienes las consideraron alternativas válidas frente a la psicología proveniente de los Estados Unidos, sobre todo en la década de1960, cuando predominaba una fuerte atmósfera antiestadounidense en esa parte del mundo. ABSTRACT: Psychologists from Eastern Europe had an important role in the initial years of the development of psychology in South America. In the present communication is the work and influence of four of them: WaclawRadecki (1887-1953, BélaSzékely (1899-1955, F. Oliver Brachfeld (1908-1967 and Hélène Antipoff (1892-1974. Furthermore, theory from Russia and the Soviet Union found a wide resonance among South American Psychologists as Pavlov's theory and the ideas of Vygotsky caught the interest of specialists in the region, who considered them valid alternatives to the psychology coming from the United States, at a time as in the 1960 when a strong anti-american atmosphere prevailed in that part of the world.

  15. Perspectives of an Iranian psychologist practicing in America.

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    Mirsalimi, Hamid

    2010-06-01

    My experience as a male psychologist who was born and raised in Iran has had a tremendous impact on my professional practice in the United States. After providing a brief history of Iran to put this article in context, I explore 5 elements of that impact: Description of my diversity status, key practice issues raised for me as an Iranian therapist, my background and its impact on case formulation, key clinical issues raised for my clients given my diversity status, and effective strategies for addressing my diversity status and its impact on the treatment.

  16. The role of the psychologist in social change.

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    Kinderman, Peter

    2014-06-01

    On 1 September 1967, the Nobel Prize-winning civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech entitled 'The role of the behavioral scientist in the civil rights movement' to the American Psychological Association (APA, 1999; King, 1968). With eloquence and passion, Martin Luther King championed the civil rights struggle and spoke to the interests of his audience. He stressed how behavioural scientists could and should support the civil rights movement. King's eloquent and passionate speech is still relevant today - explaining how psychologists and other mental health professionals could help address today's pressing social issues.

  17. Misconception p value among Chilean and Italian academic psychologists

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    Laura Badenes-Ribera

    2016-08-01

    Full Text Available The p value misconceptions are based on certain beliefs and attributions about the significance of the results. Thus, they affect the professionals’ decisions and jeopardize the quality of interventions and the accumulation of valid scientific knowledge. We conducted a survey on 164 academic psychologists (134 Italians, 30 Chileans, questioned on this topic. Our findings are consistent with original research and suggest that some participants do not know how to correctly interpret p values. The inverse probability fallacy presents the greatest comprehension problems, followed by the replication fallacy. These results highlight the importance of the statistical re-education of researchers. Recommendations for improving statistical cognition are proposed.

  18. Current assessment practice, personality measurement, and rorschach usage by psychologists.

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    Musewicz, John; Marczyk, Geoffrey; Knauss, Linda; York, David

    2009-09-01

    In this study, we investigated current personality assessment practice and attitudes toward Rorschach (Exner, 2003) usage by 215 psychologists. We administered an Internet survey to members of the Society for Personality Assessment (SPA) and the American Psychological Association. Results were similar to those of past surveys, but the importance of using tests with strong psychometric properties was greater in this study. The majority of respondents reported using the Rorschach and supporting efforts to standardize and psychometrically validate the test. However, SPA members agreed more strongly than non-SPA members that the Rorschach is an effective test. Implications and directions for future research are discussed.

  19. [Collaborative relationship between psychiatrists and psychologists: a literature review].

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    Torrente, Fernando

    2006-01-01

    The aim of this paper is to review the empirical literature concerning the collaborative relationship between psychiatrists and psychologists. Despite the scarcity of published studies about this topic, three main areas of interest could be identified: 1. Literature regarding combined treatments (psychotherapy plus medication); 2. The development of therapeutic programs for specific conditions within a biopsychosocial framework; 3. The discussion about the team role in the approach of difficult cases. In general terms, it could be stated that collaborative treatments are a valid and effective option in mental health settings.

  20. Where do counselling psychologists based in the UK disseminate their research? A systematic review

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    Aim: Research is frequently cited as core to counselling psychology. Yet we know little about where counselling psychologists publish their own findings. The present study aims to answer the following two research questions: (1) Where do UK-based counselling psychologists disseminate their research? (2) To what extent do counselling psychologists disseminate their research in British Psychological Society outlets? Method: A systematic review examining research by UK-based counselling psycholo...

  1. Euroopa Parlamendi ja Nõukogu direktiivi 2005/60/EÜ rahandussüsteemi rahapesu ja terrorismi rahastamise eesmärgil kasutamise vältimise ülevõtmine Baltimaades : [magistritöö] / Katrin Kuusik ; Tartu Ülikool, õigusteaduskond ; juhendaja: Rau

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    Kuusik, Katrin, 1984-

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    Euroopa Parlamendi ja Nõukogu direktiivi 2005/60/EÜ kujunemisest ja olemusest, EL liikmesriigi tegevusest direktiivi siseriiklikusse õigusessa ülevõtmisel, ülevõtmisest Balti riikide õigusesse

  2. Euroopa Parlamendi ja Nõukogu direktiivi 2005/60/EÜ rahandussüsteemi rahapesu ja terrorismi rahastamise eesmärgil kasutamise vältimise ülevõtmine Baltimaades : [magistritöö] / Katrin Kuusik ; Tartu Ülikool, õigusteaduskond ; juhendaja: Rau

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    Kuusik, Katrin, 1984-

    2009-01-01

    Euroopa Parlamendi ja Nõukogu direktiivi 2005/60/EÜ kujunemisest ja olemusest, EL liikmesriigi tegevusest direktiivi siseriiklikusse õigusessa ülevõtmisel, ülevõtmisest Balti riikide õigusesse

  3. The role of psychologists in health care delivery.

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    Wahass, Saeed H

    2005-05-01

    Advances in the biomedical and the behavioral sciences have paved the way for the integration of medical practice towards the biopsychosocial approach. Therefore, dealing with health and illness overtakes looking for the presence or absence of the disease and infirmity (the biomedical paradigm) to the biopsychosocial paradigm in which health means a state of complete physical, psychological and social well-being. Psychology as a behavioral health discipline is the key to the biopsychosocial practice, and plays a major role in understanding the concept of health and illness. The clinical role of psychologists as health providers is diverse with the varying areas of care giving (primary, secondary and tertiary care) and a variety of subspecialties. Overall, psychologists assess, diagnose, and treat the psychological problems and the behavioral dysfunctions resulting from, or related to physical and mental health. In addition, they play a major role in the promotion of healthy behavior, preventing diseases and improving patients' quality of life. They perform their clinical roles according to rigorous ethical principles and code of conduct. This article describes and discusses the significant role of clinical health psychology in the provision of health care, following a biopsychosocial perspective of health and illness. Professional and educational issues have also been discussed.

  4. Training Educational Psychologists: A Model of Working with Diagnostic Case

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    Shubina A.S.,

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available The paper describes a model of working with a diagnostic case in educational psychological practice and analyses its compliance with the requirements of the professional standard for educational psychologists as well as with the theoretical bases of psychological assessment as a form of professional activity of a psychologist. The paper reviews the possibilities for making the requirements of the professional standard more specific by means of relating its components to the stages of the diagnostic process. As it is shown, a number of aspects in the diagnostic activity are deficient and require to be specially developed during professional and advanced training. The paper analyses the necessity of designing the content of psychodiagnostic disciplines so that they involve working with diagnostic hypotheses. It also outlines the tasks of mastering psychodiagnostic disciplines which, if solved successfully, would prevent students from making typical diagnostic mistakes. Finally, the paper discusses the difficulties with the development of the gnostic component of diagnostic activity in graduate students with bachelor degrees in a non-psychology field.

  5. Interprofessional education: preparing psychologists for success in integrated primary care.

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    Cubic, Barbara; Mance, Janette; Turgesen, Jeri N; Lamanna, Jennifer D

    2012-03-01

    Rapidly occurring changes in the healthcare arena mean time is of the essence for psychology to formalize a strategic plan for training in primary care settings. The current article articulates factors affecting models of integrated care in Academic Health Centers (AHCs) and describes ways to identify and utilize resources at AHCs to develop interprofessional educational and clinical integrated care opportunities. The paper asserts that interprofessional educational experiences between psychology and other healthcare providers are vital to insure professionals value one another's disciplines in health care reform endeavors, most notably the patient-centered initiatives. The paper highlights ways to create shared values and common goals between primary care providers and psychologists, which are needed for trainee internalization of integrated care precepts. A developmental perspective to training from pre-doctoral, internship and postdoctoral levels for psychologists in integrated care is described. Lastly, a call to action is given for the field to develop more opportunities for psychology trainees to receive education and training within practica, internships and postdoctoral fellowships in primary care settings to address the reality that most patients seek their mental health treatment in primary care settings.

  6. Psychologists in preoperative programmes for children undergoing surgery.

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    Cuzzocrea, Francesca; Costa, Sebastiano; Gugliandolo, Maria Cristina; Larcan, Rosalba

    2016-06-01

    This study aimed to verify whether psychologists and game activities could reduce preoperative anxiety and promote compliance in paediatric patients. More specifically, we sought to evaluate whether it would be better to propose contextualized games or just distracting activities. A total of 104 children undergoing surgery were assigned to the following 4 conditions of treatment: (1) contextual games and psychological accompaniment, (2) only contextual games, (3) distracting activities, and (4) only psychological accompaniment. Observed children's anxiety was assessed using modified Yale Preoperative Anxiety Scale and compliant behaviours with modified form of Induction Compliance Checklist. Children in the first condition (complete intervention - contextual games and psychological accompaniment) were less anxious and more cooperative in the preoperative period and during the induction of anaesthesia than in the other three conditions. In particular, contextual activities (second condition) were found to be more efficient than psychological accompaniment (fourth condition), whereas the worst condition was proposing only distracting activities (third condition). In order to help young hospitalized patients in paediatric surgery structures, it is necessary to propose games that can prepare them for what will happen as well as the support of a psychologist.

  7. Vygotsky's Principle "One Step in Learning - One Hundred Steps In Development": From Idea To Practice

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    Full Text Available The article reviews Lev Vygotsky’s published works to trace the evolution of his understanding of child development. The authors believe that his assumption that one step in learning may mean one hundred steps in development, is as important as the two other key postulates of the cultural-historical theory: the principle that learning precedes development and the concept of zone of proximal development. The authors provide a rationale for utilization of these assumptions in the practice of development-facilitating psychological and educational assistance. A mechanism of this learning-development relationship is hypothesized. The article outlines a multidimensional model of the zone of proximal development illustrating the above mechanism. This model is one of the conceptual tools of the Reflection and Activity Approach helping children overcome learning difficulties and promoting their development. Having given the account of how they proceeded “from the idea to the problem” and “from the idea to the mechanism”, the authors provide case studies showing how this mechanism allows working with learning difficulties to trigger simultaneous improvement in multiple developmental dimensions. The article reports on the experience of running special Summer Schools for children with learning difficulties, implementing the “Chess for General Development” Project, and assisting orphaned children with severe somatic conditions. A case study of a female college student displaying signs of the learned helplessness syndrome is presented. The authors infer that Vygotsky’s idea of a specific relationship between learning and development may be of fundamental theoretical and practical value, especially for working with children with special needs.

  8. Is ‘back to Vygotsky’ enough? the legacy of socio-historicocultural psychology Volverse a Vygotsky es suficiente? el legado de la psicología socio histórico cultural Voltar para Vygotsky é o suficiente? o legado da psicologia sócio-histórico-cultural

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    Full Text Available Is ‘back to Vygotsky’ enough? Vygotsky’s psychology has its roots in Marx’s writings. Thus, Marxism is indispensable to the study of Vygotsky’s theory. That is why, we assert in this paper that, back to Vygotsky is back to Marx and Marxism. Furthermore any attempt to modify Vygotsky’s uses of Marxism with some extraneous element is not only objectively anti-Vygotsky but also distortion of his theory. Vygotsky brought into prominence the dialectic movement of social totalities, within which a complex interaction takes place between forces of production, social relations of production, means of production, mode production, consciousness, alienation, and activity. In these complex interactions that human mental life is formed and shaped. Aware of these pitfalls, Vygotsky did not try to build a Marxist psychology that lies on the side of the economic determinism theory. Vygotsky’s efforts were directed, instead, to locating psychological aspects in Marx’s writings and making one of these aspects a new point of departure for examining the same totality with which Marx was concerned.Volver para Vygotsky es suficiente? La sicología de Vygotsky tiene sus raíces en los escritos de Marx. Así, el marxismo es indispensable para el estudio de la teoría de Vygotsky. Por eso, afirmamos en este trabajo que, al volver para Vygotsky también se vuelte para Marx y para el marxismo. Además, cualquier intento de modificar el uso que Vygotsky hizo de las ideas del marxismo con algún elemento raro no es sólo objetivamente anti-Vygotsky, pero también la distorción de su teoría. Vygotsky trajo en destaque el movimiento dialético de las totalidades sociales, dentro del cual una compleja interación ocurre entre las fuerzas de producción, relaciones sociales de producción, los medios de producción, modo de producción, consciencia, alienación y actividad. Y es en esas interacciones complejas que la vida mental humana es formada y moldada

  9. Development and Evaluation of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Delivered by Psychologists and Non-Psychologists in an NHS Community Adult Mental Health Service: a Preliminary Analysis.

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    Richardson, Thomas; Bell, Lorraine; Bolderston, Helen; Clarke, Sue

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    Previous studies have demonstrated that acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is effective for depression and may be useful for complex transdiagnostic clients. To conduct a preliminary evaluation of whether ACT is feasible and effective when delivered by psychologists and non-psychologists for complex clients in a National Health Service (NHS) community mental health service for adults. Staff were trained in ACT and conducted one-to-one therapy with clients. Measures on general mental health, depression, fusion and values were given pre-therapy, post-therapy and at 3-month follow-up. Standardized measures showed significant improvements post-therapy for global mental health, depression, cognitive fusion and values post-treatment. These were partially maintained at follow-up and remained after an intent-to-treat analysis. There were no differences in outcomes between psychologists and non-psychologists. ACT may be delivered effectively with limited training for complex cases in secondary care, though further research is needed.

  10. Clinical Psychologists' Judgments of the Scientific Merit and Clinical-Relevance of Psychotherapy Outcome Research.

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    Result of this study indicated psychologists' judgments of scientific merit were influenced by patient assignment and follow-up but not by therapists' experience. Judgments of clinical relevance were influenced by patient population, the findings' applicability, and nature of therapy. Psychologists were more critical of methodology of studies…

  11. Effects of Social Psychological Phenomena on School Psychologists' Ethical Decision-Making: A Preliminary Empirical Analysis

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    Klose, Laurie McGarry; Lasser, Jon; Reardon, Robert F.

    2012-01-01

    This preliminary, exploratory study examines the impact of select social psychological phenomena on school-based ethical decision-making of school psychologists. Responses to vignettes and hypothetical statements reflecting several social psychological phenomena were collected from 106 practicing school psychologists. Participants were asked to…

  12. Recognizing Business Issues in Professional Psychology for Clinical PsyD Trainees and Early Career Psychologists

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    Maciel, Michelle

    2012-01-01

    The largest number of licensed psychologists are centralized in California. More PsyD than PhD degrees in clinical psychology are now awarded, and California houses 16 of the 59 APA-accredited programs. Post-millennia Early Career Psychologists (ECPs) typically accumulate over $120,000 in education debt, and may be concerned with the cost-benefit…

  13. The Preparation of School Psychologists and Specialists in Educational Psychology in Sweden

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    Schad, Elinor

    2014-01-01

    School psychologists have a new and stronger position in Sweden's educational system than earlier. For example, as of July 2011, all Swedish students ages 6 through 18 have guaranteed access to school psychology services. The school psychologists' roles are to be active participants and coworkers in the student health service team, working to…

  14. Sexual Health Education: Social and Scientific Perspectives and How School Psychologists Can Be Involved

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    McClung, Ashley A.; Perfect, Michelle M.

    2012-01-01

    The National Association of School Psychologists' (NASP) official stand on sexual education is that it should be taught in schools to help young people make healthy decisions regarding sex throughout their lives. Accordingly, school psychologists have a responsibility to use their expertise to facilitate these programs. Without a comprehensive…

  15. School Psychologists' Ethical Strain and Rumination: Individual Profiles and Their Associations with Weekly Well-Being

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    Huhtala, Mari; Kinnunen, Ulla; Feldt, Taru

    2017-01-01

    We investigated school psychologists' experiences of ethical strain (the frequency of ethical dilemmas at work and the stress caused by these dilemmas) and dilemma-related rumination outside working hours. Individual latent profiles were estimated at the study baseline based on these three dimensions. The psychologists' weekly well-being (vigor,…

  16. National Study of School Psychologists' Use of Evidence-Based Assessment in Autism Spectrum Disorder

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    Aiello, Rachel; Ruble, Lisa; Esler, Amy

    2017-01-01

    This study aimed to better understand predictors of evidence-based assessment practices for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Nationwide, 402 school psychologists were surveyed for their knowledge of and training and experience with ASD on assessment practices, including reported areas of training needs. The majority of school psychologists reported…

  17. The Preparation of School Psychologists and Specialists in Educational Psychology in Sweden

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    Schad, Elinor

    2014-01-01

    School psychologists have a new and stronger position in Sweden's educational system than earlier. For example, as of July 2011, all Swedish students ages 6 through 18 have guaranteed access to school psychology services. The school psychologists' roles are to be active participants and coworkers in the student health service team, working to…

  18. Psychologist suicide: Incidence, impact, and suggestions for prevention, intervention, and postvention.

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    Kleespies, Phillip M; Van Orden, Kimberly A; Bongar, Bruce; Bridgeman, Diane; Bufka, Lynn F; Galper, Daniel I; Hillbrand, Marc; Yufit, Robert I

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    Psychologist practitioners are not immune to some mental health problems, including suicidality, for which they provide services. In the aftermath of two recent psychologist suicides, the American Psychological Association's Advisory Committee on Colleague Assistance (ACCA) initiated the formation of a conjoint ad hoc committee consisting of members from ACCA, the American Psychological Association (APA) Practice Directorate, and the Section on Clinical Emergencies and Crises (Section VII of APA's Division 12) to investigate the incidence of psychologist suicide and its impact on colleagues, students or interns, patients or clients, and the profession. The committee reviewed the extant empirical literature on suicide rates for psychologists, evaluated unpublished data on psychologist suicide provided by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), interviewed colleague survivors, reviewed published case reports of the impact of therapist suicides, and linked their findings to the literature on professional distress, impairment, and self-care. The committee concluded that there is evidence suggestive of an elevated risk of suicide for psychologists in past decades. It further concluded that there is a need for further research to confirm if there is a heightened risk of suicide for psychologists in the present day, and to determine factors that might contribute to such risk. Accounts from colleague-survivors suggest that the impact of a psychologist's suicide can affect many people including family, colleagues, students, and patients or clients. This article offers suggestions for possible preventive approaches, for intervention with potentially at-risk colleagues, and for postvention efforts in the wake of a colleague suicide.

  19. [What role can the psychologist have in patient education in nephrology? An out-center example].

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    Idier, Laëtitia; Untas, Aurélie; Aguirrezabal, Maïder; Larroumet, Nicole; Rascle, Nicole; Chauveau, Philippe

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    This article presents the experience of a psychologist in the development of a multidisciplinary and collective Therapeutic Patient Education program for dialysis patients in out-center (self-dialysis). The role of the psychologist is situated at different levels: construction of the program, animation and co-animation of interventions and evaluation of the program.

  20. [The role of the psychologist with a death in neonatal and paediatric intensive care].

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    Birsan, Sandrine; Rodriguez, Marie-Pierre; Brissaud, Olivier

    2014-01-01

    The psychologist within a neonatal and paediatric intensive care unit intervenes in accordance with the condition of the patient and those at whom their services are aimed. The psychological practice in this particular context comprises certain specificities. As the child nears the end of life the psychologist must find his place within the unit and adapt his care to the needs expressed.

  1. Recognizing Business Issues in Professional Psychology for Clinical PsyD Trainees and Early Career Psychologists

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    Maciel, Michelle

    2012-01-01

    The largest number of licensed psychologists are centralized in California. More PsyD than PhD degrees in clinical psychology are now awarded, and California houses 16 of the 59 APA-accredited programs. Post-millennia Early Career Psychologists (ECPs) typically accumulate over $120,000 in education debt, and may be concerned with the cost-benefit…

  2. School Psychologists' Ethical Strain and Rumination: Individual Profiles and Their Associations with Weekly Well-Being

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    Huhtala, Mari; Kinnunen, Ulla; Feldt, Taru

    2017-01-01

    We investigated school psychologists' experiences of ethical strain (the frequency of ethical dilemmas at work and the stress caused by these dilemmas) and dilemma-related rumination outside working hours. Individual latent profiles were estimated at the study baseline based on these three dimensions. The psychologists' weekly well-being (vigor,…

  3. Perceptions of Spanish/English Bilingual School Psychologists Regarding Competency in Assessment and Future Training Needs

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    Pena, Anne Marie

    2012-01-01

    With the changing demographics of the school population, the need for bilingually competent school psychologists has become increasingly important. The current study examined the influence of training and regional factors on Spanish-speaking, bilingual school psychologists' self-perceptions of competence regarding assessment of non-native…

  4. Job Satisfaction among Practicing School Psychologists: The Impact of SLD Identification

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    Cottrell, Joseph M.; Barrett, Courtenay A.

    2016-01-01

    Research has documented high levels of job satisfaction among school psychologists. Given that school psychologists spend much of their time in special education decision making and identifying students with specific learning disabilities (SLDs), it is important to understand how assessment practices relate to job satisfaction. This study surveyed…

  5. School Psychologists' Knowledge and Use of Evidence-Based, Social-Emotional Learning Interventions

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    McKevitt, Brian C.

    2012-01-01

    This article describes the results of a national survey pertaining to school psychologists' knowledge and use of evidence-based, social-emotional learning (SEL) interventions. For the study, 331 school psychologists responded to a survey that listed (a) techniques for identifying SEL interventions, (b) 16 SEL programs that have been identified by…

  6. The Interrelationship between the Society of Indian Psychologists and Counseling Psychology

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    Gray, Jacqueline S.; Carter, Paula M.; LaFromboise, Teresa D.; BigFoot, Dolores Subia

    2012-01-01

    Over the past four decades, the Society of Indian Psychologists (SIP) has grown from a small network of indigenous psychologists and students to a well-established network among the ethnic minority psychology organizations. SIP embraces both Western psychology and indigenous values of cooperation, group harmony, respect, generosity, careful…

  7. Considerations for School Psychologists Working with Arab American Children and Families

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    Goforth, Anisa N.

    2011-01-01

    There are an estimated three million Arab Americans in the United States, with 25% of the population under the age of 18. Given this significant population, it is likely that some school psychologists come across children from Arab backgrounds during their career. Many school psychologists, however, may not be aware of the unique cultural…

  8. Thai and Korean Students' Perceptions about the Roles and Functions of School Psychologists

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    Tangdhanakanond, Kamonwan; Lee, Dong Hun

    2014-01-01

    The purpose of the present study was to compare Thai and Korean college students on their perceptions of the roles and functions of school psychologists. One hundred and ninety-three Thai college students and 238 Korean counterparts participated in this study. Students rated the importance of various roles/functions of a school psychologist and…

  9. School Psychologists' Perceived Competence and Training Needs for Student Substance Abuse

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    Burrow-Sanchez, Jason; Call, Megan E.; Adolphson, S. Lillian; Hawken, Leanne S.

    2009-01-01

    Background: School psychologists are some of the most likely personnel to deliver mental health services, including substance abuse, in school settings, but there is limited research on the perceived competence of school psychologists to address student substance abuse concerns. The 3 aims of this study were to determine how school psychologists…

  10. Assessment of Teacher and School Psychologist Knowledge of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

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    Weyandt, Lisa L.; Fulton, Katherine M.; Schepman, Steve B.; Verdi, Genevieve R.; Wilson, Kimberly G.

    2009-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to investigate teacher and school psychologists' knowledge of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). One hundred thirty-two kindergarten through 12th-grade general education teachers, special education teachers, and school psychologists responded to a 24-item questionnaire concerning treatment and possible…

  11. Job Satisfaction among Practicing School Psychologists: The Impact of SLD Identification

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    Cottrell, Joseph M.; Barrett, Courtenay A.

    2016-01-01

    Research has documented high levels of job satisfaction among school psychologists. Given that school psychologists spend much of their time in special education decision making and identifying students with specific learning disabilities (SLDs), it is important to understand how assessment practices relate to job satisfaction. This study surveyed…

  12. Facilitators and Barriers to the Provision of Therapeutic Interventions by School Psychologists

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    Atkinson, Cathy; Squires, Garry; Bragg, Joanna; Muscutt, Janet; Wasilewski, David

    2014-01-01

    There is growing concern internationally about the prevalence of mental health problems among school-aged children and their access to specialist services. School psychologists (SPs) may be one group of professionals well-positioned to support the well-being of children and young people, due to their position as applied psychologists working…

  13. An Examination of Factors Associated with School Psychologists' Provision of Counseling Services

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    DeFago, Jennifer Kelly

    2012-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the factors that predict provision of counseling services by Ohio-based school psychologists. In order to address the research questions, a survey instrument was created and a sample of school psychologists working in Ohio completed a questionnaire regarding their counseling practices. The data were…

  14. A Psychodynamic Psychologist in Community Psychiatry: 14 Years of Experience

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    Tânia Roquette

    2013-11-01

    Full Text Available This paper aims to critically review the role of a psychodynamic psychologist integrated in a community outpatient clinic of a Psychiatric Department. It describes the characteristics of a psychodynamic intervention that is complementary to the psychiatric approach while sharing a common goal –the suffering patient – and enhancing the knowledge and understanding of several domains like psychopathology, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and integration. Furthermore it describes how the use of Psychological Assessment led to the formulation of specific individual psychotherapies, spanning 14 years of clinical practice. The paper concludes with some considerations regarding the integration of Psychodynamic Psychology in a multidisciplinary mental health team, addressing issues such as the boundaries between technical characteristics, the appropriateness of language to other disciplines and psychodynamic implications of the different features of this clinical setting.

  15. Toward Defining, Measuring, and Evaluating LGBT Cultural Competence for Psychologists

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    Boroughs, Michael S.; Andres Bedoya, C.; O'Cleirigh, Conall; Safren, Steven A.

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    A central part of providing evidence-based practice is appropriate cultural competence to facilitate psychological assessment and intervention with diverse clients. At a minimum, cultural competence with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people involves adequate scientific and supervised practical training, with increasing depth and complexity across training levels. In order to further this goal, we offer 28 recommendations of minimum standards moving toward ideal training for LGBT-specific cultural competence. We review and synthesize the relevant literature to achieve and assess competence across the various levels of training (doctoral, internship, post-doctoral, and beyond) in order to guide the field towards best practices. These recommendations are aligned with educational and practice guidelines set forth by the field and informed by other allied professions in order to provide a roadmap for programs, faculty, and trainees in improving the training of psychologists to work with LGBT individuals. PMID:26279609

  16. Functional roles and foundational characteristics of psychologists in integrated primary care.

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    Nash, Justin M; McKay, Kevin M; Vogel, Mark E; Masters, Kevin S

    2012-03-01

    Psychologists are presented with unprecedented opportunities to integrate their work in primary care settings. Although some roles of psychologists in primary care overlap with those in traditional psychology practice settings, a number are distinct reflecting the uniqueness of the primary care culture. In this paper, we first describe the integrated primary care setting, with a focus on those settings that have components of patient centered medical home. We then describe functional roles and foundational characteristics of psychologists in integrated primary care. The description of functional roles emphasizes the diversity of roles performed. The foundational characteristics identified are those that we consider the 'primary care ethic,' or core characteristics of psychologists that serve as the basis for the various functional roles in integrated primary care. The 'primary care ethic' includes attitudes, values, knowledge, and abilities that are essential to the psychologist being a valued, effective, and productive primary care team member.

  17. Zolotaja noga / Lev Livshits

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    Лившиц, Лев, 1924-2013

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    Tallinna linnamüüri Kuldjala torni ajaloost, selle erinevaid nimesid. Mainitakse Peterburi maastikumaalija Sokrat Vorobjovi töötamist Tallinnas 1857. aastal ja kirjeldatakse tema joonistust "Reveli vaade", mis on säilinud Ermitaazhi raamatukogus

  18. Staraja kuznitsa / Lev Livshits

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    Лившиц, Лев, 1924-2013

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    Sepakunsti ajaloost Eestis. Külaskäik Tallinna vanasse sepikotta Olevimäel, kus tegutsevad firma "Hõbepaju" sepad Raivo Paju ja Teet Tall. 1989. a. rahvusvahelisel seppade võistlusel Tallinnas loodud sepisväravast, mis praegu asub Vene tän. 9

  19. "Zolotoi Graal" / Lev Livshits

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    Tallinna keskaegsetest kullasseppadest. Hans Ryssenbergist ja tema Niguliste kiriku monstransist. Loetletud Tallinna keskaegsete kullasseppade aadresse. Hõbedanäitusel Niguliste kirikus eksponeeritud vigurpokaalidest: pottseppade tsehhi pokaal tundmata autorilt ja Ludolf Zanderi "Hans keldris"

  20. Svetonosnoje iskusstvo / Lev Livshits

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    Katariina käigust Tallinnas. vitraažitöökojast-galeriist Domini Canes, seal töötavatest vitraažikunstnikest Dolores Hoffmannist ja Andrei Lobanovist, nende töödest nii Eestis kui ka välismaal. Dolores Hoffmann räägib vitraažist

  1. Zolotoi graal / Lev Livshits

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    Tallinna keskaegsetest kullasseppadest. Hans Ryssenberchist (ka Ryssenberg) ja tema monstrantsist (säilitatakse Peterburi Ermitaazhis). Loetletud Tallinna keskaegsete kullasseppade aadresse. Vigurpokaalidest Eesti Kunstimuuseumi hõbedakogus: pottseppade tsehhi pokaal tundmata autorilt ja Ludolf Zanderi "Hans keldris". Tallinnas töötanud rootsi kullassepast Zacharias Lorenzenist (ka Lorenz) ja tema valmistatud joogikannust

  2. Sila iskusstva / Lev Livshits

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    Лившиц, Лев, 1924-2013

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    Kunstist ajaloo jäädvustajana seoses monumentidega Tallinnas: "Russalka" (A. Adamson), A.H. Tammsaarele (J. Soans, R. Luup), E. Peterson-Särgavale (M. Varik), J. Smuulile, Sõdurile Tõnismäel (E. Roos, A. Alas), Maarjamäe memoriaal, "Estonial" hukkunutele

  3. Zolotoi graal / Lev Livshits

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    Tallinna keskaegsetest kullasseppadest. Hans Ryssenberchist (ka Ryssenberg) ja tema monstrantsist (säilitatakse Peterburi Ermitaazhis). Loetletud Tallinna keskaegsete kullasseppade aadresse. Vigurpokaalidest Eesti Kunstimuuseumi hõbedakogus: pottseppade tsehhi pokaal tundmata autorilt ja Ludolf Zanderi "Hans keldris". Tallinnas töötanud rootsi kullassepast Zacharias Lorenzenist (ka Lorenz) ja tema valmistatud joogikannust

  4. Tugije parusa / Lev Livshits

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    17. saj. barokkhoonest Tallinnas, Pikk 28: ehitati 1670-74 parun Axel von Rosenile. Ehitustöid juhtis ehitusmeister Gert Forberg, arhitektiks on arvatavalt Jacob Stael von Holstein. Kuni restaureerimiseni kaunistas maja purje-kujuline pronks-mälestustahvel Faddei Faddejevitsh Bellingshausenile, kes elas seal 1830-1839. Hoonega seotud inimestest

  5. Vigotski e Leontiev: ressonâncias de um passado Vygotsky and Leontiev: resonances of a past

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    O artigo trata do relacionamento entre Lev Semionovitch Vigotski e Aleksei Nikolaievitch Leontiev. Sabe-se que os dois trabalharam juntos ao longo dos anos 20 do século XIX e são considerados fundadores da teoria histórico-cultural da psicologia soviética, juntamente com Aleksandr Romanovitch Luria. Inicialmente, as autoras trazem informações a respeito da biografia e trajetória científica de L. S. Vigotski, fundamentando-as com fatos extraídos de diferentes fontes. O principal assunto aborda...

  6. 42 CFR 405.2452 - Services and supplies incident to clinical psychologist and clinical social worker services.

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    ... psychologist and clinical social worker services. 405.2452 Section 405.2452 Public Health CENTERS FOR MEDICARE... Qualified Health Center Services § 405.2452 Services and supplies incident to clinical psychologist and clinical social worker services. (a) Services and supplies incident to a clinical psychologist's...

  7. 20 CFR 220.59 - Requesting examination by a specific physician, psychologist or institution-hearings officer...

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    ... physician, psychologist or institution-hearings officer hearing level. 220.59 Section 220.59 Employees... Consultative Examinations § 220.59 Requesting examination by a specific physician, psychologist or institution... examination by a particular physician, psychologist or institution. Some examples include the following:...

  8. Psychologists' views of inter-disciplinary psychosocial communication within the cancer care team.

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    Thewes, B; Butow, P; Davis, E; Turner, J; Mason, C

    2014-12-01

    Little is known about how psychologists working in cancer care centres communicate clinical information to other members of the multidisciplinary team or what information is communicated. This study surveyed Australian cancer care psychologists regarding their communication practices and their views on barriers to and facilitators of effective inter-disciplinary communication. Psychologists were invited to complete an online survey containing purpose-designed items that addressed study aims. Forty-four psychologists completed the survey. Psychologists' most common method of recording initial consultations was in patient medical records, with 69 % of respondents recording notes in either most of the time or all of the time. Twenty-two percent of psychologists said they did not regularly feedback the results of an initial assessment to a referrer and more than 40 % used verbal and e-mail communication to do so. This study provides data that will assist in the development of guidelines for inter-professional communication between psychologists and other members of the cancer care team.

  9. Exploring the role of the industrial-organisational psychologist as counsellor

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    Hanri Barkhuizen

    2014-02-01

    Full Text Available Orientation: Industrial-organisational (I-O psychologists are often confronted with counselling interventions in the workplace and thus it is vital that they are effectively prepared for their role as workplace counsellors.Research purpose: The aim of this study was to review the role of I-O psychologists as counsellors and to ascertain whether these practitioners are effectively prepared for this purpose.Motivation for the study: I-O psychologists are mainly concerned with the deep-rooted problems individuals experience in the workplace, and they therefore need appropriate counselling skills. However, it is not clear whether graduates in this discipline receive adequate training for this role.Research design, approach and method: A qualitative research design with convenience and snowball sampling of 22 participants was utilised. Participants were practising I-O psychologists across Gauteng and North West (South Africa. Semi-structured in-depth interviews were used to gather data, which were transcribed verbatim and analysed using content analysis.Main findings: Participants were familiar with the meaning of counselling and confirmed that they are faced with a range of counselling situations requiring a unique set of skills and competencies. Based on these findings, participants made recommendations for the future training of I-O psychologists and recommended that counselling be included in the scope of practice of I-O psychologists.Practical/managerial implications: The role of the I-O psychologist requires training in short-term therapeutic techniques and counselling in tertiary education.Contribution/value-add: The study clarifies the role of the I-O psychologist as a counsellor that will ensure that I-O psychologists can be trained more effectively for this role.

  10. Ethical issues in the professional work of psychologists: state of affairs in Slovenia

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    Tina Zupan

    2000-12-01

    Full Text Available The aim of the research was to determine the state of affairs regarding professional ethics of Slovene psychologists, particularly regarding the implementation of ethical principles and psychologists' and students' knowledge of ethics and procedures in the cases of ethical dilemmas and violations. Two dedicated questionnaires were designed by the authors. 800 Slovene psychologists received the questionnaire and 150 of them responded. There were also 56 psychology students involved in the study. The results show some problematic issues such as: record keeping, exceptions of confidentiality, access to personal data, the content of informed consent, incompetence, copying of literature and diagnostic instruments – even not standardised ones, psychology students as subjects in psychological research, and lack of information on ethical aspects of students' practical work. Psychologists and students reported inadequate knowledge of professional ethics and suggested various kinds of ethical education. Institutions mostly enable psychologists to work within the Code of ethics. There are, however, conflicts regarding access to data and professional autonomy. Psychologists report conflicts between law and ethics, incorrect reports in media and lack of control over professional ethics. In the case of ethical violation psychologists do less than they should. They emphasise the problem of incompetence. The frequency and seriousness of certain violation were estimated. Ways of verifying knowledge, stimulating ethical conduct and taking different measures in the case of violations were suggested. The state of affairs in different working environments of psychologists was also described. Results show that psychologist who have worked in the field for a shorter period answer more frequently contrary to the Code of Ethics. Students' knowledge of ethics is mostly very satisfactory. The study emphasises the ethical aspects of psychological practice in Slovenia. It

  11. Exploring the role of the industrial-organisational psychologist as counsellor

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    Hanri Barkhuizen

    2014-10-01

    Full Text Available Orientation: Industrial-organisational (I-O psychologists are often confronted with counselling interventions in the workplace and thus it is vital that they are effectively prepared for their role as workplace counsellors. Research purpose: The aim of this study was to review the role of I-O psychologists as counsellors and to ascertain whether these practitioners are effectively prepared for this purpose. Motivation for the study: I-O psychologists are mainly concerned with the deep-rooted problems individuals experience in the workplace, and they therefore need appropriate counselling skills. However, it is not clear whether graduates in this discipline receive adequate training for this role. Research design, approach and method: A qualitative research design with convenience and snowball sampling of 22 participants was utilised. Participants were practising I-O psychologists across Gauteng and North West (South Africa. Semi-structured in-depth interviews were used to gather data, which were transcribed verbatim and analysed using content analysis. Main findings: Participants were familiar with the meaning of counselling and confirmed that they are faced with a range of counselling situations requiring a unique set of skills and competencies. Based on these findings, participants made recommendations for the future training of I-O psychologists and recommended that counselling be included in the scope of practice of I-O psychologists. Practical/managerial implications: The role of the I-O psychologist requires training in short-term therapeutic techniques and counselling in tertiary education. Contribution/value-add: The study clarifies the role of the I-O psychologist as a counsellor that will ensure that I-O psychologists can be trained more effectively for this role.

  12. When psychologists work with religious clients: applications of the general principles of ethical conduct.

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    Yarhouse, M A; VanOrman, B T

    1999-12-01

    Psychologists become more effective and relevant when they appreciate that many clients hold religious values and commitments. Greater awareness of religion and religious values in the lives of clients may aid clinicians' efforts to provide more accurate assessments and effective treatment plans. The authors use the American Psychological Association's (1992) "Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct" as a framework to examine many of the ethical issues relevant when psychologists work with religious clients. This article also provides suggestions for ways in which clinicians may obtain the skills needed to offer competent assessments and interventions with religiously committed clients.

  13. Good practice guidelines for clinical psychologists working in paediatric cochlear implant teams.

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    Bathgate, Fionna; Bennett, Emily; Cropper, Jenny; Edwards, Lindsey; Emond, Alice; Gamble, Caroline; Kentish, Rosie; Samuel, Victoria

    2013-11-01

    There are relatively few clinical psychologists working in paediatric cochlear implant centres in the UK and in this respect we lag behind other countries such as the USA and The Netherlands. In an effort to promote the added value our profession can offer teams, the clinical psychologists working in paediatric CI centres have put together good practice guidelines. This article outlines the rationale for putting together the guidelines, highlights the unique contribution clinical psychologists can offer, outlines the evidence base for psychological input in this clinical population, and offers a fictional case study for illustration.

  14. Implementing the Five-A Model of Technical Refinement: Key Roles of the Sport Psychologist.

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    Carson, Howie J; Collins, Dave

    2016-10-01

    There is increasing evidence for the significant contribution provided by sport psychologists within applied coaching environments. However, this rarely considers their skills/knowledge being applied when refining athletes' already learned and well-established motor skills. Therefore, this article focuses on how a sport psychologist might assist a coach and athlete to implement long-term permanent and pressure proof refinements. It highlights key contributions at each stage of the Five-A model-designed to deliver these important outcomes-providing both psychomotor and psychosocial input to the support delivery. By employing these recommendations, sport psychologists can make multiple positive contributions to completion of this challenging task.

  15. Jung as psychologist of religion and Jung as philosopher of religion.

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    Segal, Robert A

    2010-06-01

    Is it possible to be both a psychologist and a philosopher? Is it possible for a psychologist, or more generally a social scientist, to use social scientific findings to make philosophical claims? Specifically, is it possible for a social scientist to use social scientific findings to determine the existence of God? Did Jung profess to be only a psychologist or also a philosopher? If he professed to be both, did he enlist his psychological findings to make philosophical claims? Specifically, did he enlist his psychological findings to determine the existence of God?

  16. Jehovah's Witness parents' refusal of blood transfusions: Ethical considerations for psychologists.

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    Hoffman, Anna

    2016-08-01

    Psychologists in medical settings may be confronted with Jehovah's Witness parents refusing blood transfusions for their children as an ethical dilemma. The purpose of this discussion is to help psychologists provide informed, ethical consultations and support by investigating the values of the Jehovah's Witness community and the origin of the blood transfusion taboo, how medical and legal professionals have approached this dilemma, exploring relevant ethical principles and standards for psychologists, and suggestions for how to move toward a better understanding of harm with Jehovah's Witness families.

  17. Unknown Vygotsky: Cultural-Historical Theory in the Context of Pavlov’s Theory of Higher Nervous Activity and H. Werner’s Differential Development Theory

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    Full Text Available The position about the internal connection between the cultural-historical theory of development of higher mental functions of L.S. Vygotsky and two prominent theories of the 20th century is substatianted. Firstly, this is the theory of conditioned reflex of I.P. Pavlov, including the idea of significant qualitative difference between human higher nervous activity and human behaviour and those of animals, due to the presence of the second signal system as a “grand speech signal” in humans. Second, this is the differential theory of development by H. Werner, which fits a number of key ideas of L.S. Vygotsky about the development of speech function and the role of the word in the psychological development of a child.

  18. Que Podemos Hacer?: Roles for School Psychologists with Mexican and Latino Migrant Children and Families.

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    Henning-Stout, Mary

    1996-01-01

    Literature review provides social and cultural information needed by school psychologists serving Latino and Mexican migrant farmworking children and families, examples of school-based programs, and implications for public policy and practice. (Author/JDM)

  19. Creating a Space for Clinical Psychologists in Healthcare System in Ghana: Is it Necessary?

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    Ethel Akpene Atefoe

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    Full Text Available The relevance of the clinical psychologists in the health sector cannot be underestimated. It is now recognized that psychological issues play a crucial role in almost every health care condition, and that addressing these issues will increase well-being and quality of life. One important role is the prevention of diseases, through behavior medicine (Ogden, 2000; whereby people can be helped to behave in healthier ways, given that many illnesses or disabilities could be prevented. However, there is a misconception among Ghanaians that clinical psychologists are only meant for the mental hospitals which is due to ignorance about what exactly the field is about. This paper argues that Clinical psychologists can do more in providing healthcare services to Ghanaians beyond mental health services and also makes recommendations concerning the training and placement of Clinical psychologists in Ghana.

  20. Continuing Education in Micro-Computers for Academic and Practicing Psychologists.

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    Lupo, James V.; Ware, Mark E.

    1984-01-01

    A workshop designed to teach participants how to use microcomputers for practice management, psychological testing, word processing, peripheral interface, and data analysis was found to meet the interests and needs of both academic and practicing psychologists. (RM)

  1. [The role of the psychologist in the intensive care unit with patients and their relatives].

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    Maltese, François

    2012-06-01

    The ICU stay is a potential source of psychological trauma for patients but also for their relatives. The presence of a psychologist can help overcome these difficulties. The nursingteam should be alerted to the identification of symptoms of distress.

  2. Practicing what we know: Multicultural counseling competence among clinical psychology trainees and experienced multicultural psychologists.

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    Sehgal, Radhika; Saules, Karen; Young, Amy; Grey, Melissa J; Gillem, Angela R; Nabors, Nina A; Byrd, Michelle R; Jefferson, Stephen

    2011-01-01

    Multicultural (MC) competence is considered a necessary skill for clinical and counseling psychologists; however, there is little to no research on the assessment of demonstrated multicultural counseling competence (DMCCC) of clinical psychology graduate students. In this study, we developed a MC assessment instrument to assess DMCCC of clinical psychology graduate students compared with MC-experienced psychologists. In addition, we assessed for differences between the endorsement of MC-appropriate strategies and actual use of these strategies in clinical practice, both by MC-experienced psychologists and clinical psychology students. Results revealed significant differences between the DMCCC of clinical psychology graduate students and MC-experienced psychologists. Significant differences also emerged between endorsement of strategies as multiculturally appropriate and likelihood of actual use of these strategies. Findings suggest that future training and competence models should incorporate participants' ability to not only identify multiculturally appropriate strategies but also use these strategies in therapy.

  3. Training the industrial and organisational psychologist as counsellor: Are we doing enough?

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    Hanri Barkhuizen

    2015-02-01

    Full Text Available Orientation: Industrial and organisational (I-O psychologists are responsible for workplacecounselling. Workplace counselling requires specific skills and training for the I-O psychologist.Research purpose: The main aim of the study was to explore the role of training the I-Opsychologist as workplace counsellor.Motivation for the study: Studies show that the I-O psychologist does not feel adequatelyprepared for their role as workplace counsellor. It is important to explore which skills andtraining are needed to equip the I-O psychologist as counsellor.Research approach, design and method: A qualitative research design with convenience andsnowball sampling was used to identify I-O psychologists (n = 22 from different businesssectors in Gauteng and North-West. Semi-structured interviews were conducted to gatherdata and content analysis was utilised to extract themes and sub-themes from the results.Main findings: The findings showed that the participants know about the process of counselling, but they did not feel adequately prepared for their role as workplace counsellors. From the findings, recommendations for the training of future I-O psychologists are made.Practical implications: This study adds to the knowledge about ensuring that the I-Opsychologist is equipped during their training for the workplace to address the counselling needs of employees in the workplace in South Africa.Contribution/value-add: This study contributes towards ensuring that the I-O psychologistis sufficiently prepared for their role as workplace counsellor by making knowledge available regarding the skills required by I-O psychologists to be applied in practice.Keywords: Industrial-organisational (I-O psychologist; Counsellor; Skills and competencies; Qualitative research; Training

  4. Modern Approaches to Professional Spoken English Interaction Teaching of Future Psychologists

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    Yuliya Zinovyeva

    2013-08-01

    Full Text Available The article analyses the modern approaches to English professional spoken interaction teaching of future psychologists. The points of view of methodologists on the concept of professional spoken interaction were analysed. The main stages of professional spoken interaction teaching process in the context of foreign languages for specific purposes are defined. The most effective teaching model of foreign languages for specific purposes which is used for future psychologists is described.

  5. Teachers or Psychologists: Who Should Facilitate Depression Prevention Programs in Schools?

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    Melanie S. Wahl

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available The current study evaluates a depression prevention program for adolescents led by psychologists vs. teachers in comparison to a control. The universal school-based prevention program has shown its efficacy in several studies when implemented by psychologists. The current study compares the effects of the program as implemented by teachers versus that implemented by psychologists under real-life conditions. A total of 646 vocational track 8th grade students from Germany participated either in a universal prevention program, led by teachers (n = 207 or psychologists (n = 213, or a teaching-as-usual control condition (n = 226. The design includes baseline, post-intervention, and follow-up (at 6 and 12 months post-intervention. The cognitive-behavioral program includes 10 sessions held in a regular school setting in same-gender groups and is based on the social information-processing model of social competence. Positive intervention effects were found on the change in girls’ depressive symptoms up to 12 months after program delivery when the program was implemented by psychologists. No such effects were found on boys or when program was delivered by teachers. The prevention program can successfully be implemented for girls by psychologists. Further research is needed for explanations of these effects.

  6. Psychologists' Perspectives on Therapy Termination and the Use of Therapy Engagement/Retention Strategies.

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    Westmacott, Robin; Hunsley, John

    2016-08-25

    Practicing psychologists (n = 269) were surveyed regarding their perspectives on client reasons for termination at different points in therapy and their use of strategies to engage and retain clients in therapy. Psychologists estimated that one-third of their caseload unilaterally terminated (M = 13% before the third therapy session; M = 20% after the third session). They viewed lack of readiness for change/insufficient motivation as the most important barrier to early treatment engagement, and symptom improvement as the most important reason for clients' unilateral decisions to end therapy after the third session. Most psychologists reported occasional use of the majority of engagement and retention strategies. Although some strategies were used by most psychologists (e.g., building the early working alliance), fewer than 25% of psychologists reported the frequent use of time-limited treatment, appointment reminders or case management procedures. As the implementation of these strategies in clinical practice has the potential to greatly influence client retention rates, future research should examine psychologists' perspectives on and barriers to using these strategies. Copyright © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  7. MedTech Mag-Lev, single-use, extracorporeal magnetically levitated centrifugal blood pump for mid-term circulatory support.

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    Nagaoka, Eiki; Fujiwara, Tatsuki; Kitao, Takashi; Sakota, Daisuke; Shinshi, Tadahiko; Arai, Hirokuni; Takatani, Setsuo

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    Short- to mid-term extracorporeal ventricular assist devices (VADs) are recommended for critical cardiogenic shock patients. We have designed a preclinical, single-use MedTech Mag-Lev VAD for one-month extracorporeal use. The impeller-rotor of the pump was suspended by a two degree-of-freedom active magnetic bearing in a 300 μm fluid gap, where the computational fluid dynamics analysis predicted a secondary flow of about 400-500 ml/min at a pump speed of 1800-2200 rpm. Three eddy current sensors were employed to implement noise- and drift-free magnetic levitation. The pump components were injection molded using polycarbonate for smooth surfaces as well as improved reproducibility, followed by coating with a biocompatible 2-methacryloyl-oxyethyl phosphorylcholine polymer. Chronic animal experiments were performed in nine calves. Three of the nine calves were excluded from analysis for problems with the circuit. Five of the six (83.3%) completed the 60 day duration of the study, while one prematurely died of massive bleeding due to inflow port detachment. The pump did not stop due to magnetic-levitation malfunction. Neither pump thrombosis nor major organ infarction was observed at autopsy. In comparison to machined surfaces, the injection-molded pump surfaces were thrombus-free after 60 day implantation. This study demonstrates the feasibility of MedTech Mag-Lev VAD for 60 day circulatory support.

  8. Militarism, human welfare, and the APA Ethical Principles of Psychologists.

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    Summers, Craig

    1992-01-01

    A case study is presented of the American Psychological Association (APA), as a health care organization that promotes human welfare. APA includes policies on human welfare in its Ethical Principles of Psychologists and even lists the advancement of psychology "as a means of promoting human welfare" on its letterhead. Nevertheless, APA has other policies and activities based on military and weapons work that appear to conflict with its promotion of human welfare. Although military work in and of itself may not necessarily be problematic, work that contributes to people purposely being harmed or killed should be squared with the association's ethical guidelines. The results presented here show that this may not be the case: There currently appears to be little justification in the Ethical Principles for work intended to harm people. APA's active lobbying, research, and development for the military are documented here, in relation to an analysis of the Ethical Principles. APA's uncritical support for Operation Desert Storm is examined specifically, with regard to weapons technology and therapeutic treatment of U.S. soldiers on the battlefield. This one-sided support for victims of the war is not in keeping with a Hippocratic health care ethic to treat patients needing care, and to do so with neutrality and impartiality. Similarities to a historical example of nationalistic mental health ethics are discussed, with a review of the development of the German Institute for Psychological Research and Psychotherapy and of the German Society for Psychology in the Nazi wartime effort and the Holocaust. The results here show similar deficiencies in APA's ethical standards, not the least of which is that the code applies to individual members but not to APA policies, committees, or activities. This article concludes with suggested criteria for the Ethical Principles that would at least (a) recognize the ambiguities in systematically developing and using weapons to hurt people

  9. The In-House Psychologist: Do We Speak the Same Language? Short Report of a Qualitative Practice Project.

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    Schoenmakers, Birgitte; De Lepeleire, Jan

    2013-01-02

    Interdisciplinary collaboration is gaining importance. Although general practices (GP's) have a comprehensive experience in collaboration with psychologists, research on this topic is scarce. In house referrals to a psychologist are assumed to lower the thresholds for patients and GP's. In this study it was investigated whether the GP's reasons to refer in were accordance with the treatment strategy of the residing psychologist. The study is performed in a retrospective, observational cross section design. The studied population were the residing psychologist and GP's. Both were asked to complete a questionnaire. Outcome measures where the referral reasons of the GP's and the treatment strategy of the psychologist. A total sample of 92 patients of 6 GP's was studied. Over 60% of the patients were referred for counseling but only in 25% of the cases this proposal was carried out by the psychologist. Overall, the referral reasons of the GP's were not in accordance with the treatment strategy of the psychologist. A close collaboration and communication between general practitioners and psychologists is both difficult and indispensable. This practice research demonstrated that the referral motives of the GP's usually do not correspond to the treatment policy of the psychologist. This observation is partly explained by a lack of understanding of the GP in the treatment strategies of the psychologists. Another part of the explanation is that there is a pre-selection of the GPs referrals rather influenced by patient characteristics than by pathology.

  10. 从"最近发展区"理论探幼儿园教学与儿童发展%From zone of proximal development theoretical of VygotskyS exploration of teaching and child development

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    程秀兰

    2012-01-01

    Vygotsky zone of proximal development is the most influential theory in contemporary teaching, interpretation of the zone of proximal development theory of meaning, from three combined nursery education and child development focuses on the characteristics of the actual and zone of proximal development reference and guide : First, to grasp the child zone of proximal development;two providing scaffolding instruction;third is the creation of child -friendly solution to the oroblem situation.%关于教学与发展的关系,维果斯基的思想独树一帜,特别是其中的“最近发展区”理论对当代教学影响较大。研究诠释了“最近发展区”理论的内涵,从三个方面结合幼儿园教学和儿童发展的实际与特点着重论述了“最近发展区”的借鉴与指导作用:一是把握儿童的最近发展区;二是提供支架式教学;三是创设有利于儿童解决问题的情境。

  11. Differences regarding job satisfaction and job involvement of psychologists with different dominant career anchors

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    CL Bester

    2006-09-01

    Full Text Available In order to contribute to higher levels of job satisfaction, job involvement , and productivity, a match or fit should be established between the dominant career anchor associated with a specific occupation and that of the employee. A career anchor is an individual’s set of self-perceived talents, abilities, motives, needs and values that form the nucleus of one’s occupational self-concept. Psychologists have always been part of the service orientated careers and therefore one would expect that it is likely that their dominant career anchor would be service orientation. If this is the case, psychologists with service as their dominant career anchor are supposed to have greater job satisfaction and job involvement compared to those with different career anchors. However, according to literature, this assumption is not necessarily correct. The primary goals of the current study were to determine whether in fact service is the dominant career anchor of psychologists in the Free State and whether there are significant differences regarding job satisfaction and job involvement between psychologists with and without service as their dominant career anchor. A third goal was to determine whether psychologists with different dominant career anchors differ significantly from one another regarding job satisfaction and job involvement. Questionnaires measuring career orientations, job satisfaction and job involvement were sent to 165 of the 171 registered psychologists in the Free State region. Only 75 psychologists (45,5% responded which exceeded the traditional return rate of 20 to 30%. Due to the small sample of respondents, a nonparametric statistical test, namely the Mann Whitney U test was conducted to determine possible differences. An analysis of the data showed that 21 respondents had entrepreneurship as their dominant career orientation while 12 fell in the technical/functional, 12 in the challenging, 9 in the service and 8 in the autonomy

  12. Chi ha paura del relativismo? Peirce, Wittgenstein, Vygotski e le radici linguistiche della conoscenza (non della realtà.

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    Letizia Caronia

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available Le derive decostruzioniste e antirealiste e la discutibile equivalenza tra relativismo e disimpegno scettico hanno necessariamente prodotto un richiamo al realismo e un ennesimo appello alla necessità di una fondazione ultima delle conoscenze, delle decisioni e delle pratiche. Stiamo gettando via il bambino insieme all’acqua sporca? Questo articolo argomenta la tesi dell’irritante ineluttabilità del costruttivismo. Attraverso un riordinamento delle categorie pertinenti e sulla scorta del pensiero di Peirce, Wittgenstein e Vygotsky, si sostiene che il costruttivismo a presuppone una ontologia realista; b afferma che la realtà sia osservabile, rappresentabile, descrivibile; c implica una definizione di verità come corrispondenza ma nega che sia possibile individuare quell’ “una e una sola” descrizione della realtà che corrisponderebbe alla realtà in modi indipendenti dal linguaggio. Nelle sezioni conclusive si discutono le implicazioni del costruttivismo realista. In particolare ci si propone di dimostrare l’ineludibile e radicale appello alla responsabilità proprio – malgrado le apparenze – di uno dei corollati del costruttivismo: la relatività concettuale e la connessa questione della relatività epistemica.

  13. The family physician and the psychologist in the office together: a response to fragmentation.

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    Solano, Luigi; Pirrotta, Enzo; Ingravalle, Veronica; Fayella, Paolo

    2009-06-01

    It is well known that motives for consulting the family physician, though expressed as physical symptoms, often derive from problems needing a holistic, psychosocial approach. Progressive differentiation between medicine and psychology makes co-operation through referral to the psychologist by the physician quite problematic, in terms of both which patients are referred and the modalities of referral. Acceptance of psychological referral may, in any case, be difficult, due to the social stigma that still surrounds mental distress.The authors report a possible solution in an experiment implemented by the postgraduate Health Psychology School of the Rome University 'Sapienza', entailing joint, direct co-operation between a family physician and a psychologist through the psychologist's presence in the doctor's office during consultations. This allowed direct access to a psychologist in the absence of any filter and without the need for a formal request on the patient's part and a biopsychosocial approach to distress. In a small number of cases, more formal consultation with the psychologist was proposed. Cases were always discussed between the two professionals. To date, the experiment has involved nine psychologists and seven physicians over a period of nine years. It appears to be entirely feasible, though requiring a period of adaptation between the two professionals. Patients have welcomed the presence of the psychologist and, as expected, take a broader approach in reporting their distress.An illustrative case is presented, in which finding the meaning of a symptom avoided unnecessary and costly investigations, and facilitated the patient in taking a new direction in his life.

  14. Œuvre 220 : Édouard Levé d’après Nicolas Brasseur - Entretien avec Olivier Sécardin

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    Full Text Available Nicolas Brasseur, artiste, photographe, né en 1981 à Nantes. Vit et travaille à Paris. Diplômé de l’École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Paris en 2008, Nicolas Brasseur poursuit un travail documentaire au sein d’institutions françaises autour de la notion « d’images modèles ». Ses recherches l’ont amené à photographier l’hôpital, l’école et plus récemment la prison en parte-nariat avec le Centre Photographique d’Ile-de-France (CPIF.Édouard Levé, écrivain, artiste, photographe, né en 1965, mort en 2007. Diplômé de l’ESSEC, il commence à peindre en 1991, puis brûle presque toutes ses toiles avant de se consacrer à la photographie. En 1999, il réalise sa première série, Homonymes, qui propose des portraits photographiques de personnes inconnues portant des noms célèbres : Georges Bataille, Yves Klein, Henri Michaux… Il reprend le même procédé dans Amérique (2006, reportage sur des villes américaines qui portent le nom d’autres villes connues : Florence, Berlin, Paris... Il est l’auteur de plusieurs séries photographiques. Admirateur de Raymond Roussel, lecteur de Jacques Roubaud et de Raymond Queneau, Édouard Levé est aussi écrivain. OEuvres, publié en 2002 est le catalogue de 533 projets d’oeuvres d’art, installations, peintures, sculptures ou photographies imaginés dont l’artiste a « eu l’idée, mais qu’il n’a pas réalisés ». Son Autoportrait le présente en « 1600 phrases sans solution de continuité ». Trois jours avant de se donner la mort, Édouard Levé dépose chez son éditeur le manuscrit de son dernier texte, Suicide (2008.

  15. An investigation into some implications of a Vygotskian perspective on the origins of mind: psychoanalysis and Vygotskian psychology, Part I.

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    Wilson, A; Weinstein, L

    1992-01-01

    The Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky proposed an analysis of language, thought, and internalization that has direct relevance to the current concerns of psychoanalysts. Striking methodological and conceptual similarities and useful complementarities with psychoanalysis are discovered when one peers beneath the surface of Vygotskian psychology. Our adaptation of Vygostsky's views expands upon Freud's assigned role to language in the topographic model. We suggest that the analysand's speech offers several windows into the history of the individual, through prosody, tropes, word meaning, and word sense. We particularly emphasize Vygotsky's views on the genesis and utilization of word meanings. The acquisition of word meanings will contain key elements of the internal climate present when the word meaning was forged. Bearing this in mind, crucial theoretical questions follow, such as how psychoanalysis is to understand the unconscious fantasies, identifications, anxieties, and defenses associated with the psychodynamics of language acquisition and later language usage. We propose that the clinical situation is an ideal place to test these hypotheses.

  16. Improving Accident Statistics and Expanding the Role of Traffic Psychologists in Brazil

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    Full Text Available Abstract Due to the mandatory assessment of psychological fitness to drive of prospective drivers, Brazil has a relatively large amount of traffic psychologists. Since, in general, assessment only happens upon first licensing, the task of these psychologists is fairly limited (as is the scope of the assessment itself. Intention and method: this study aims to perform a critical analysis of possibilities to expand the role of psychologists working in the traffic system in Brazil. A systematic review study of databases and international documents was conducted and a scope of activity of psychologists in this area was built. First result statistical data is scattered over many agencies. First conclusion in order to better identify specific tendencies and risk groups in Brazil, statistical data related to accident involvement needs to be better, perhaps centrally, coordinated and consolidated. Second result international research related to three subgroups of drivers that constitute a significantly increased safety risk can inform future directions for traffic psychology in Brazil. Psychological processes that may underlie these risk increases are discussed. Second conclusion two subgroups (young drivers and aggressive drivers could benefit from more than assessment, they could benefit from specific psychological interventions. The third subgroup (elderly drivers is expected to increase significantly in the future, which asks for clearer policies, with a significant input form psychologists and psychological research.

  17. Induction précoce de l'ovulation chez le saumon Atlantique Salmo salar élevé entièrement en eau douce

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    JALABERT B.

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    Full Text Available Des essais réalisés sur une population de Saumon Atlantique de l'Allier, élevée entièrement en eau douce, ont démontré la possibilité d'induire artificiellement l'ovulation avec une avance d'au moins 15 jours sur la date d'ovulation naturelle. Le traitement le plus avantageux (dose minimale de gonadotropine de Saumon partiellement purifiée. G.S.P.P. de 0,1 mg/kg fournissant une réponse rapide est constitué par deux injections successives de G.S.P.P. (0,05 mg/kg suivies d'une injection de 17 x hydroxy-20 β dihydroprogestérone (2 mg/kg.

  18. New generation extracorporeal membrane oxygenation with MedTech Mag-Lev, a single-use, magnetically levitated, centrifugal blood pump: preclinical evaluation in calves.

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    Fujiwara, Tatsuki; Nagaoka, Eiki; Watanabe, Taiju; Miyagi, Naoto; Kitao, Takashi; Sakota, Daisuke; Mamiya, Taichi; Shinshi, Tadahiko; Arai, Hirokuni; Takatani, Setsuo

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    We have evaluated the feasibility of a newly developed single-use, magnetically levitated centrifugal blood pump, MedTech Mag-Lev, in a 3-week extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) study in calves against a Medtronic Bio-Pump BPX-80. A heparin- and silicone-coated polypropylene membrane oxygenator MERA NHP Excelung NSH-R was employed as an oxygenator. Six healthy male Holstein calves with body weights of about 100 kg were divided into two groups, four in the MedTech group and two in the Bio-Pump group. Under general anesthesia, the blood pump and oxygenator were inserted extracorporeally between the main pulmonary artery and the descending aorta via a fifth left thoracotomy. Postoperatively, both the pump and oxygen flow rates were controlled at 3 L/min. Heparin was continuously infused to maintain the activated clotting time at 200-240 s. All the MedTech ECMO calves completed the study duration. However, the Bio-Pump ECMO calves were terminated on postoperative days 7 and 10 because of severe hemolysis and thrombus formation. At the start of the MedTech ECMO, the pressure drop across the oxygenator was about 25 mm Hg with the pump operated at 2800 rpm and delivering 3 L/min flow. The PO2 of the oxygenator outlet was higher than 400 mm Hg with the PCO2 below 45 mm Hg. Hemolysis and thrombus were not seen in the MedTech ECMO circuits (plasma-free hemoglobin [PFH] 20 mg/dL) and large thrombus were observed in the Bio-Pump ECMO circuits. Plasma leakage from the oxygenator did not occur in any ECMO circuits. Three-week cardiopulmonary support was performed successfully with the MedTech ECMO without circuit exchanges. The MedTech Mag-Lev could help extend the durability of ECMO circuits by the improved biocompatible performances.

  19. ヴィゴツキーの発達理論における発達の存在論的次元

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    The purpose of this article is to reform the view of Vygotsky. In the reinterpretations of Vygotsky's developmental theory, his theories about the development in ontological dimension have been overlooked and Vygotsky has been viewed as cognitive psychologist. How did Vygotsky treat the development in ontological dimension? What meanings does Vygotsky's theory about the development in ontological dimension suggest? This article describes how Vygotsky treated the development in ontological dim...

  20. The Effect of Interactivity and Instructional Exposure on Learning Effectiveness and Knowledge Retention: A Comparative Study of Two U.S. Air Force Computer-Based Training (CBT) Courses for Network User Licensing

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    sociocultural theory of learning was pioneered by Lev Vygotsky in the early twentieth century Soviet Union. Although his works were not published...1990; Packer and Goicoechea, 2000; Vygotsky , 1986). The term scaffolding is used to represent a guiding of student by teacher, whereas the teacher...Rogoff, 1990; Vygotsky , 1978; Vygotsky , 1986). This interaction between student and teacher is the social component that Vygotsky would contend is

  1. Preliminary Validation of the Scale of Attitudes from Psychologists and psychology students (IAPE

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    Cristóbal Guerra

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    Full Text Available The process of training psychologists involves addressing both technical skills and generic or attitudinal competencies. However, there are not instruments for assessing attitudinal skills in psychologists and psychology students. Therefore, the aim of the study was to describe the process of construction and preliminary validation of an instrument of attitudinal competencies in psychologists and psychology students (IAPE. 152 students and graduates of psychology were considered in the different phases of the study. Participants answered the IAPE and another two instruments to assess convergent and divergent validity. Results showed that the final instrument consist of 17 items has one-factor structure with adequate internal consistency. Furthermore, they showed the validity (convergent, divergent and discriminant of the instrument. Finally, it is discussed the usefulness of this instrument in the national context. At the same time it is been said that this is a preliminary study, being necessary futher researchs to conclude about IAPE validity.

  2. Behavioral Treatment for Headaches in Children: A Practical Guide for the Child Psychologist.

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    Benore, Ethan; Monnin, Kara

    2016-03-29

    Headache is a highly prevalent condition and is the leading cause for school absences. Despite the rich literature supporting behavioral treatments for headache, many child psychologists mistakenly perceive that they lack appropriate training to treat children with headache. Likewise, many physicians feel underprepared to refer the child for behavioral treatments. This article serves as a primer, providing tools for the general child psychologist or mental health provider by answering frequently asked questions. First, we provide a concise background on pathophysiology and medical care for headache. We then detail aspects of behavioral interventions for headache, including a case example. We included a limited list of up-to-date references most relevant to the child psychologist who does not treat headache on a regular basis to support further reading. By reviewing this primer, local mental health professionals can provide children with headache access to high-quality, evidence-based clinical care closer to home.

  3. [The role of the psychologist in hospitals and maternity wards in the state of Sergipe].

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    Santos, Lyvia de Jesus; Vieira, Maria Jésia

    2012-05-01

    This article seeks to reflect on the professional activity of the psychologist in the hospital context by examining the role of psychologists working in hospitals and maternity wards in the State of Sergipe. It seeks to identify the specific role of these professionals in hospitals and maternity wards, as well as their motivating forces and the difficulties encountered. This work is part of a broader project that sought to study not only the activity per se, but also training aspects of these professionals. The sample was analyzed using a qualitative and quantitative approach for thematic analysis. Results revealed that the characterization of the role of psychologists has a focus on psychotherapeutic work with patients before and after surgery, as well as the caregivers and family members of critically ill patients in the following units: ICU, ICC, oncology, dialysis and surgical wards, offering support, especially at the pre- and post-surgery phase.

  4. The psychologist and the bombardier: the Army Air Forces' aircrew classification program in WWII.

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    Holmes, Marcia E

    2014-03-01

    During World War II, psychologists in the Army Air Forces were given an unprecedented opportunity to showcase their discipline by developing examinations to test the aptitude of aviation cadets as pilots, navigators, or bombardiers. These psychologists enjoyed success in classifying pilots and navigators, but became quickly frustrated by their results for bombardiers. The trouble lay not in their choice of tests but in their performance measures for bombardiering, a difficulty that came to be known as 'the problem of the criterion.' This episode in the history of military mental testing exemplifies the challenges faced by psychologists at the moment they were poised to gain the support of the armed services, and highlights how these new hazards shaped postwar military psychology.

  5. Combating elder and dependent adult mistreatment: the role of the clinical psychologist.

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    Wiglesworth, Aileen; Kemp, Bryan; Mosqueda, Laura

    2008-01-01

    Among the many different professionals who work to address elder and dependent adult mistreatment, the clinical psychologist performs a function that is not well documented. The experiences of a clinical psychologist attached to a medical response team and an elder abuse forensic center provide insight into this complex and multifaceted role. Case examples from an elder abuse forensic center illustrate the breadth of referral questions that a clinical psychologist addresses. This information may be of use to those who would argue that these services be made widely available to elder abuse professionals such as social workers, public guardians, and those in the criminal justice system. The case studies also may be useful for training purposes.

  6. Psychology in the community: a community psychologist looks at 30 years in community mental health.

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    Morgan, John R

    2008-01-01

    I review my 30 years in the community mental health field, emphasizing the personal and historical context that shaped this career. I especially highlight the origins of the values that guided significant career decisions, including family, neighborhood, religious and educational influences. The core guiding value was the belief that public service is both a privilege and an obligation, and that righting social injustice through such service is a noble calling. I trace the evolution of my thoughts and actions reflecting this value, from an early desire to "help children," through preparation to become a child psychologist, and ultimately to practice in a public community mental health setting and a career dedicated first to primary prevention and then to broader safety net services for those in need. I highlight a corresponding intellectual evolution as well, a progressive change in identity from "clinical psychologist in the community" to community psychologist.

  7. The role of the psychologist with disorders of consciousness in inpatient pediatric neurorehabilitation: A case series.

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    Lahey, Sarah; Beaulieu, Cynthia; Sandbach, Karen; Colaiezzi, Angela; Balkan, Staci

    2017-08-01

    The psychologist in an inpatient pediatric neurorehabilitation setting provides a vital role in the assessment, treatment, and management of pediatric patients with disorders of consciousness (DoC). Competencies are drawn from several specialty areas of professional psychology, including rehabilitation psychology, pediatric neuropsychology, and pediatric psychology. This specialized knowledge forms the basis for tailoring assessment and treatment plans specific to the individual brain injury profile, with the goals of enhancing diagnosis, prognosis, and care transition decision. To describe the role of the psychologist in the differential diagnosis and treatment of pediatric patients with severe brain injury and DoC during inpatient rehabilitation. Research Method/Design: Three pediatric cases admitted to inpatient rehabilitation with suspected DoC illustrate the psychologist's role in diagnostics, case conceptualization, assessment design, and data collection based on patient-specific brain injury profiles. Customized data collection informs diagnostic decisions and treatment planning, with the goal of improved of care and resource utilization. The psychologist also provides ongoing psychoeducation, psychotherapy, and supportive interventions to the patient's family and caregivers to facilitate family adjustment to disability and promote long-term adaptation and adjustment. This case series illustrates the role of the psychologist in the use of individual brain injury profiles to coordinate assessment, diagnosis, and care for children with severe brain injury. Implications include the need for focused research to demonstrate the value-added role of the psychologist on the interdisciplinary team working in the neurorehabilitation of this complex patient population. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved).

  8. [Physician and medical psychologist: complementary approaches in providing psychological care to cancer patient].

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    Chulkova, V A; Pesterëva, E V

    2014-01-01

    In providing psychological care to an oncological patient a physician and a medical psychologist come from a variety of professional positions that require different approaches and methods. It is proposed a three-phase model of the dynamics of the psychological state of the person in the situation of cancer reflecting the process of psychological adaptation of a particular patient. Focusing on this model, the authors conclude that psychological care to cancer patient, performed by a doctor and a medical psychologist, are different kinds of psychological care that does not replace but complement each other.

  9. Competence Approach to the Training of Organizational Psychologists in the Context of Reforms in Higher Education

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    Full Text Available The paper describes a model of professional competences of organizational psycholo- gists developed by the authors and provides outcomes of a study carried out to verify the model. The study aimed to explore content and structural features of notions about professional competences of the organizational psychologist in high- and mid-level executives of various fields (manufacture; trading and services; education. The paper presents results of the correlation analysis of such representations in different groups of executives and argues that it is important to take into account prospective employers’ expectations and preferences regarding organizational psychologists in the training of the latter.

  10. The (even) bolder model. The clinical psychologist as metaphysician-scientist-practitioner.

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    O'Donohue, W

    1989-12-01

    Is the clinical psychologist best characterized as a scientist-practitioner? Or does the practice of science and psychotherapy involve metaphysics to such an extent that the clinical psychologist ought to be considered a metaphysician-scientist-practitioner? To answer these questions, the roles, if any, of metaphysics in science and psychotherapy are examined. This article investigates this question by examining the views of the logical positivists, Karl Popper and Imre Lakatos, and concludes that the practice of science and psychotherapy involves metaphysics in (a) problem choice, (b) research and therapy design, (c) observation statements, (d) resolving the Duhemian problem, and (e) modifying hypotheses to encompass anomalous results.

  11. Conceitos de Vigotski no Brasil: produção divulgada nos Cadernos de Pesquisa Vygotsky's concepts in Brazil: the production published in Cadernos de Pesquisa

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    Full Text Available O objetivo desse artigo é identificar como os conceitos de Vigotski foram apropriados por autores vinculados à área da Psicologia da Educação que divulgaram seus trabalhos no Brasil, bem como suas metas e o momento em que tais idéias foram aqui utilizadas. Serviram de base para a pesquisa os artigos publicados nos Cadernos de Pesquisa - revista da Fundação Carlos Chagas -, que citavam, nas referências bibliográficas, alguma obra de Vigotski. Foram encontrados 37 artigos, entre 1971 e 2000. A produção foi organizada por década e analisada por meio de categorias construídas a posteriori. Os resultados mostram que os trabalhos que fizeram uso dos conceitos de Vigotski não avançaram suficientemente do ponto de vista teórico, ficando restritos aos processos de desenvolvimento e aprendizagem, bem como à relação entre pensamento e linguagem.The purpose of this article is to identify how Vygotsky's concepts were appropriated by authors related to Education Psychology in Brazil, as well as their aims and the moment in which such ideas were here employed. The basis for this research was the whole of articles published in Cadernos de Pesquisa, journal of Fundação Carlos Chagas, which mentioned, in their bibliographical references, any work of Vygotsky. Since 1971 up to 2000, 37 articles were found. The production was organized by decade and analysed through categories built a posteriori. The results have shown that works based on Vygotsky concepts not only did not advance sufficiently from the theoretical point of view, but were also restricted to development and learning processes and to the relationship between thought and language.

  12. Análisis de la teoría de Vygotsky para la reconstrucción de la inteligencia social

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    [SP]Es extraño escribir sobre Vygotsky y al mismo tiempo complejo, los docentes que han leído durante años sobre él, se han convertido ahora en grandes mediadores del aprendizaje y desarrollo humano, coexistiendo un fundamento en la actualidad para muchas áreas educativas prácticas y su transmisión cultural a través de la Pedagogía, Desarrollo del pensamiento, Psicolingüística, Lenguaje, Psicología, Neurolingüística, Psicopedagogía, Neurociencias y otras por aplicarse, valiéndose de la episte...

  13. Uso de um objeto de aprendizagem no ensino de ciências tomando-se como referência a teoria sócio-construtivista de Vygotsky

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    O objetivo deste trabalho foi investigar se o uso de um objeto de aprendizagem (OA) poderia auxiliar alunos do Ensino Fundamental a desenvolverem funções cognitivas sobre a digestão. A escolha do sistema digestório como conteúdo para a construção de um OA reside no fato de que é um assunto de sala de aula e que envolve questões sociais e ambientais, além dos próprios conceitos científicos inerentes ao assunto. A teoria sócio-construtivista de Vygotsky orientou essa pesquisa sobre o desenvolvi...

  14. Análisis de la teoría de Vygotsky para la reconstrucción de la inteligencia social

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    [SP]Es extraño escribir sobre Vygotsky y al mismo tiempo complejo, los docentes que han leído durante años sobre él, se han convertido ahora en grandes mediadores del aprendizaje y desarrollo humano, coexistiendo un fundamento en la actualidad para muchas áreas educativas prácticas y su transmisión cultural a través de la Pedagogía, Desarrollo del pensamiento, Psicolingüística, Lenguaje, Psicología, Neurolingüística, Psicopedagogía, Neurociencias y otras por aplicarse, valiéndose de la episte...

  15. A questão da periodização do desenvolvimento psicológico em Wallon e em Vigotski: alguns aspectos de duas teorias The issue of the periodization of psychological development in Wallon and in Vygotsky: aspects of two theories

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    Full Text Available Este artigo apresenta alguns aspectos de duas teorias de desenvolvimento psicológico elaboradas sob a ótica do materialismo dialético: a de Henri Wallon e a de Lev Vigotski. O trabalho argumenta que o fato de esses autores terem desenvolvido suas pesquisas apoiados na mesma matriz filosófica propicia importantes aproximações entre eles. Entre os aspectos comuns, o artigo destaca: a recusa em enquadrar o desenvolvimento psicológico em esquemas rígidos, orientados segundo uma lógica linear; a concepção de que o psiquismo humano foi e continua sendo produzido historicamente pelos próprios homens no interior das relações que estabelecem entre si e com a natureza; a defesa feita por essas duas teorias quanto ao caráter constitutivo, portanto positivo, dos conflitos e alternâncias entre períodos críticos e estáveis que caracterizam o desenvolvimento psicológico; e, principalmente, o fato de ambos os autores ressaltarem que uma compreensão adequada do desenvolvimento exige uma análise desse processo em sua essência interna, isto é, uma análise dos condicionantes dos sintomas externos do desenvolvimento psicológico. Especificamente sobre a teoria walloniana, o artigo realça a idéia de que o desenvolvimento é marcado pelas alternâncias entre cognição e afeto e entre razão e emoção; em relação à concepção vigotskiana, o texto enfatiza que o estudo do desenvolvimento psicológico deve partir da análise da atividade da criança tal como ela se apresenta nas condições concretas de sua vida.This article presents some aspects of two theories of psychological development created from the viewpoint of the dialectical materialism: those of Henri Wallon and of Lev Vygotsky. The work argues that the fact that both these authors developed their theories from the same philosophical roots inspires important approximations between them. Among the aspects shared by these theories the text highlights: the refusal to frame the

  16. Current and Future School Psychologists' Preparedness to Work with LGBT Students: Role of Education and Gay-Straight Alliances

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    Arora, Prerna G.; Kelly, Jennifer; Goldstein, Thalia R.

    2016-01-01

    This study sought to assess current and future school psychologists' attitudes toward and preparedness to address the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students in schools. Two-hundred seventy-nine school psychologists (n = 162, 58%) and school psychology graduate students (n = 117, 42%) were included in the study.…

  17. The Psychologist as an Interlocutor in Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment: Insights from a Study of Spontaneous Prosody

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    Bone, Daniel; Lee, Chi-Chun; Black, Matthew P.; Williams, Marian E.; Lee, Sungbok; Levitt, Pat; Narayanan, Shrikanth

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    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine relationships between prosodic speech cues and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) severity, hypothesizing a mutually interactive relationship between the speech characteristics of the psychologist and the child. The authors objectively quantified acoustic-prosodic cues of the psychologist and of the…

  18. Assessment in the Digital Age: An Overview of Online Tools and Considerations for School Psychologists and School Counsellors

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    Jellins, Laura

    2015-01-01

    With recent developments in technology, online tests and digital tools offer school psychologists and school counsellors alternate modes of assessment. These new technologies have the potential to increase accessibility to tests (through greater portability), allow school psychologists and school counsellors to service more students (through…

  19. Methods of Identification of Students with Learning Disabilities in Reading: Perceptions of Administrators in Illinois and Implications for School Psychologists

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    Hopper, Christy L.

    2014-01-01

    School psychologists' training provides a variety of skills from which its practitioners may draw, including consultation, intervention, counseling, staff development, and assessment. Despite these broad skills, school psychologists' primary roles involve assessment and assessment-related tasks, generally as related to eligibility determination…

  20. The School Psychologist and Sport: A Natural Interface to Promote Optimal Functioning Between, Student-Athlete, Family and School Personnel

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    Mintz, Marshall L.

    2005-01-01

    This article provides a background and logical explanation for school psychologists to feel justified in the pursuit of providing sport psychology services. This perspective is useful for the school psychologist or other school administrative personnel who may question or be questioned about the value or need for the provision of sport psychology…

  1. Methods of Identification of Students with Learning Disabilities in Reading: Perceptions of Administrators in Illinois and Implications for School Psychologists

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    Hopper, Christy L.

    2014-01-01

    School psychologists' training provides a variety of skills from which its practitioners may draw, including consultation, intervention, counseling, staff development, and assessment. Despite these broad skills, school psychologists' primary roles involve assessment and assessment-related tasks, generally as related to eligibility determination…

  2. Use of Evidence-Based Practice Resources and Empirically Supported Treatments for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder among University Counseling Center Psychologists

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    Juel, Morgen Joray

    2012-01-01

    In the present study, an attempt was made to determine the degree to which psychologists at college and university counseling centers (UCCs) utilized empirically supported treatments with their posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) clients. In addition, an attempt was made to determine how frequently UCC psychologists utilized a number of…

  3. Ethical Considerations for Psychologists Taking a Public Stance on Controversial Issues: The Balance Between Personal and Professional Life.

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    Haeny, Angela M

    2014-07-01

    Previous literature has documented the general issues psychologists often face while balancing their personal and professional lives. The struggle stems from attempting to satisfy the need to maintain a life outside of work while having the professional obligation to follow the American Psychological Association's (APA's) Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (Ethics Code) to prevent their personal lives from interfering with their professional roles and relationships. The present paper analyzes the subject of psychologists taking a public position on controversial public issues. Although the APA Ethics Code does not restrict how psychologists conduct themselves during their personal time, taking a public stance on a controversial issue could potentially strain professional relationships and inadvertently reflect negatively on the profession. The present paper examines ethical issues that a) should be taken into account before psychologists take a public position on a controversial issue, and b) are in conflict with APA's Ethics Code or current research.

  4. New paradigms on the school psychologist's practice / Novos paradigmas na prática do psicólogo escolar

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    Edla Grisard Caldeira de Andrada

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available This article is a reflection on the paradigmatic implications involved on the practice of the school psychologist, which has been modified towards a relational practice, based on the presupposition of the historical social constitution of the human being. However, when this professional works in an educational institution faces several difficulties, such as: lack of comprehension from the other professional of the school board about the role of the psychologist at school; maintenance of a excluding and individualist practice (the problem is in the mind of the student or in his family, characterizing a linear and Cartesian thought. However, confronting practices, the school psychologist may create situations in order to think together with school board on better and fair existing conditions. Based on the presuppositions of the cultural-historical psychologist as well as the systemic theory, new forms of creation of these situations are presented and the results point to a new practice of the school psychologist.

  5. "God save us from psychologists as expert witnesses": the battle for forensic psychology in early twentieth-century Germany.

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    Wolffram, Heather

    2015-11-01

    This article is focused on the jurisdictional battle between psychiatrists and psychologists over psychological expertise in legal contexts that took place during the first decades of the 20th century. Using, as an example, the debate between the psychologist William Stern, the psychiatrist Albert Moll, and the jurist Albert Hellwig, which occurred at the International Congress for Sexual Research held in Berlin in 1926, it aims to demonstrate the manner in which psychiatrists' responses to psychologists' attempts to gain admittance to Germany's courtrooms were shaped not only by epistemological and methodological objections, but also by changes to expert witnessing that had already encroached on psychiatrists' professional territory. Building upon recent work examining the relationship between psychologists and jurists prior to the First World War, this article also seeks to examine the role of judges and lawyers in the contest over forensic psychology in the mid-1920s, arguing that they ultimately became referees in the increasingly public disputes between psychiatrists and psychologists.

  6. Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples: Counseling Psychologists as Social Change Agents

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    Rostosky, Sharon S.; Riggle, Ellen D. B.

    2011-01-01

    The denial of civil marriage rights is a specific example of minority stress that can negatively affect the psychosocial well-being of self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals in same-sex partnerships, their families, and their allies. Counseling psychologists have an important role in addressing the…

  7. The 2002 Revision of the American Psychological Association's Ethics Code: Implications for School Psychologists

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    Flanagan, Rosemary; Miller, Jeffrey A.; Jacob, Susan

    2005-01-01

    The Ethical Principles for Psychologists and Code of Conduct has been recently revised. The organization of the code changed, and the language was made more specific. A number of points relevant to school psychology are explicitly stated in the code. A clear advantage of including these items in the code is the assistance to school psychologists…

  8. Nonromantic/Nonsexual Relationships with Former Clients: Implications for Psychologists' Training.

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    Anderson, Sharon K.

    The ethical principles and code of conduct of the American Psychological Association are clear: psychologists are to avoid sexual relationships with former clients. But guidelines offer scant guidance on nonromantic and nonsexual relationships with former clients; the ethical risks of such relationships are explored in this paper. The information…

  9. School Psychologists and the Assessment of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

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    Vega, Desireé; Lasser, Jon; Afifi, Amanda F. M.

    2016-01-01

    In recent years, school psychologists have increasingly recognized the importance of using valid and reliable methods to assess culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students for special education eligibility. However, little is known about their assessment practices or preparation in this area. To address these questions, a Web-based survey…

  10. Psychotropic Medication Consultation in Schools: An Ethical and Legal Dilemma for School Psychologists

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    Carlson, John S.; Thaler, Cara L.; Hirsch, Amanda J.

    2006-01-01

    Assessing, consulting, and intervening with students being treated with psychotropic medications is an increasingly common activity for school psychologists. This article reviews some of the literature providing evidence for the greater need for training in school psychopharmacology. A legal and ethical case study is presented that highlights the…

  11. School Psychologists Ethical Decision Making: Implications from Selected Social Psychological Phenomena

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    Lasser, Jon; Klose, Laurie McGarry

    2007-01-01

    School psychologists routinely engage in ethical decision making, and existing models have served as useful tools for systematically approaching ethical dilemmas. However, a few of these models have taken account of the rich and salient body of social psychology research. This article reviews social psychological phenomena that present clear…

  12. Children and Traumatic Events: Therapeutic Techniques for Psychologists Working in the Schools

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    Little, Steven G.; Akin-Little, Angeleque; Gutierrez, Gabriel

    2009-01-01

    It is clear that exposure to traumatic events is not uncommon in childhood and adolescence, and psychologists working in schools should have some training in meeting the needs of this segment of the population. One intervention that has been empirically supported in the trauma field is Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT). This…

  13. Counseling Psychologists Who View Their Careers as a Calling: A Qualitative Study

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    Duffy, Ryan D.; Foley, Pamela F.; Raque-Bodgan, Trisha L.; Reid-Marks, Laura; Dik, Bryan J.; Castano, Megan C.; Adams, Christopher M.

    2012-01-01

    Interviews were completed with eight counseling psychologists who viewed their careers as a calling. Using the Consensual Qualitative Research guidelines, six domains emerged: definition, process of discerning, content of the calling, professional impact, personal impact, and maintenance. Generally, interviewees viewed the discernment of their…

  14. Cognitive Development Considerations to Support Bereaved Students: Practical Applications for School Psychologists

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    Brown, Jacqueline A.; Jimerson, Shane R.; Comerchero, Victoria A.

    2015-01-01

    Despite the number of deaths that occur worldwide each year and their negative effects on school-aged children and teenagers, teachers and school psychologists report not being properly prepared to assist grieving students (Adamson and Peacock, "Psychology in the Schools," 44, 749-764, 2007; Pratt et al. "Education," 107,…

  15. Cognitive Development Considerations to Support Bereaved Students: Practical Applications for School Psychologists

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    Brown, Jacqueline A.; Jimerson, Shane R.; Comerchero, Victoria A.

    2015-01-01

    Despite the number of deaths that occur worldwide each year and their negative effects on school-aged children and teenagers, teachers and school psychologists report not being properly prepared to assist grieving students (Adamson and Peacock, "Psychology in the Schools," 44, 749-764, 2007; Pratt et al. "Education," 107,…

  16. School Psychologists and the Assessment of Childhood Internalizing Disorders: Perceived Knowledge, Role Preferences and Training Needs

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    Miller, David N.; Jome, Larae M.

    2008-01-01

    This study examined the perceptions of a national sample of school psychologists in the United States regarding their knowledge, preferred roles and training needs in the assessment of nine prominent childhood internalizing disorders. Knowledge about all disorders was rated by respondents as being at least fairly important. In particular,…

  17. A Competency-Based Approach to Hiring School Counselors, Psychologists and Social Workers

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    O'Hara, Dennis P.; Probst, Carolyn J.

    2016-01-01

    Hiring decisions offer an immense opportunity for school leaders to influence the trajectory of their organizations in the immediate and long-term. However, very few school administrators have appropriate training, if any at all, in how to select the best candidates. Effective hiring for school counselors, psychologists, and social workers…

  18. Psychologizing and the Anti-Psychologist: Dewey, Lacan, and Contemporary Art Education

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    Thomas, Beth A.

    2012-01-01

    Art education throughout the 20th and into the 21st century has drawn on both psychology and psychoanalysis to support approaches to teaching and learning in the arts. This article examines the concept of "psychologizing" as it appears in the writing of psychologist/philosopher John Dewey (1859-1952) and psychiatrist/psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan…

  19. Single-Case Design and Evaluation in R: An Introduction and Tutorial for School Psychologists

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    McGill, Ryan J.

    2017-01-01

    For the appraisal of single-case intervention data, school psychologists have been encouraged to focus most, if not all, of their interpretive weight on the visual inspection of graphed data. However, existing software programs provide practitioners with limited features for systematic visual inspection. R (R Development Core Team, 2014) is a…

  20. Social Justice and Multicultural Issues: Implications for the Practice and Training of Counselors and Counseling Psychologists

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    Constantine, Madonna G.; Hage, Sally M.; Kindaichi, Mai M.; Bryant, Rhonda M.

    2007-01-01

    The authors discuss the historical and contemporary connection to social justice issues in the fields of counseling and counseling psychology via the multicultural counseling movement. In addition, the authors present ways in which social justice issues can be addressed in counselors' and counseling psychologists' work with clients from diverse…