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[Xmca-l] Re: Soviet/Russian critique of West neurosciences



Thank you very much Natalia, I will.

All the best

Arturo

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> On 4 Dec 2014, at 13:21, Natalia Gajdamaschko <nataliag@sfu.ca> wrote:
> 
> Hi Arturo,
> I think if you'd look at Luria's archive that Mike created, you'll find lots of useful stuff for your task there.  I'd recommend this article of Tatiana Akhutina, for starters: http://luria.ucsd.edu/Vygotsky-n-Luria_DevelopemntalNeuropsychology.pdf
> Good luck!
> Natalia.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Arturo Escandon" <arturo.escandon@gmail.com>
> To: xmca-l@mailman.ucsd.edu
> Sent: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 7:58:55 PM
> Subject: [Xmca-l]  Soviet/Russian critique of West neurosciences
> 
> 
> I am working on a presentation about the importance of introducing a sound unit of analysis in micro and ontogenesis to avoid the reductionistic type of approach to "behaviour" in neurosciences. The standpoint is philosophical. 
> 
> Even in early Soviet psychology you could see a split between the sociogenetic approach and the Pavlovian one, which was considered closer to neurophysiology as it was carried out in the West.
> 
> Most of what I have read is scattered in different papers though. Has anyone come across a monograph or a stand-alone paper that deals with the differences in approach between the sociogenetic, object-directed-activity, Soviet/Russian approach and the  kind of neuroscientific approach used in the West?
> 
> Mike's paper Phylogeny and cultural history in ontogeny has the above narrative in the background, and has been extremely helpful, but I hope to find a more metatheoretical paper.
> 
> 
> Best,
> 
> Arturo Escandon
>