Alexander Luria

psychology professional Alexander Luria

Alexander Romanovich Luri was a famous developmental psychologist and Soviet neuropsychologist . He was a leader of the Vygotsky Circle and one of the founders of Cultural Historical Psychology. Apart from his work with Vygotsky, he is extensively known for his later work with two extraordinary psychological studies, his study of a man with a highly advanced memory, published as "The Mind of a Mnemonist", and the study of man with traumatic brain injury published as "The Man with a Shattered World".