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Call for papers. Special Issue of "Psychology in Russia: State of the Art" — "Developmental Research and Practice in Cultural-Historical Psychology" (№4 2021)

Call for papers. Special Issue of "Psychology in Russia: State of the Art" — "Developmental Research and Practice in Cultural-Historical Psychology" (№4 2021)


This special issue will be devoted to the topic of developmental research and its practical applications from the perspective of Cultural-Historical psychology.

The main aim of the issue is to show the wide range of phenomena related to psychological development, including experimental procedures in the field of psychological development, methods for assessment of development, descriptions of original methods of work with children in different conditions of life and cultural contexts. The special issue invites articles that advance knowledge and experience gathered via psychological research with groups and/or individual cases. Submitted articles might contribute to a variety of aspects of psychological development, such as development of personality, role of guiding activity, social situation of development and so forth. Theoretical and methodological aspects of Cultural-Historical psychology are also in focus of the issue. Novel experiences related to the process of psychological development in changing life conditions including the situation of pandemic COVID-2019 are also welcomed. All works should be related to the theoretical positions and concepts of Cultural-Historical psychology.

About Guest Editor

Yulia Solovieva (Mexico)

Yulia Solovieva, Ph.D. is Professor and Researcher of the Faculty of Psychology of Puebla Autonomous University and Faculty of Sciences for Human Development of Tlaxcala Autonomous University, Mexico.

She has published books, chapters in books and articles dedicated to broad aspects of cultural-historical psychology, neuropsychology and activity theory. She is the author of original methods for assessment, development and teaching programs for pre-school and school children in drawing, written speech and mathematics. She is a member of Technical Council of Science and Technology of the State of Puebla (CONCYTEP). She is editor and reviewer for several international journals and invited speaker of numerous educational institutions. 

Athanasios Koutsoklenis (Greece)

Athanasios Koutsoklenis is Assistant Professor of ‘Inclusive Education’ at the Department of Elementary Education, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.

His research encompasses a number of theoretical engagements currently focusing on disability studies in education and cultural-historical theory. He has published scientific articles in journals such as Pedagogy, Culture & Society, Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, Journal of the History of Neurosciences, and Frontiers in Education. He has served as editor and/or reviewer for Frontiers in Human Neurosciences, Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, and European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

Deadline for submission is June 1st, 2021

Instructions for Authors: http://psychologyinrussia.com/for-authors

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