Deep Feelings in Actions: Where Cultural Psychology Matters

  • Olga V. LehmannEmail author
  • Jaan Valsiner
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Psychology book series (BRIEFSPSYCHOL)


These conclusive remarks bring the chapters of the volume together into a theoretical exploration of the integration between cultural psychology and Dialogical Self Theory. Since the nature of cultural psychologies is mainly developmental, and the notion of I-position suggests a location in time, the text describes an attempt to put the I-position into movement, as a vector. This vectorial interpretation can lead to further explorations of the depth of experiences, in the vertical movements of felt intensities that sometimes transcend the capacity of language, calling in for silence-phenomena.


Dialogical self Vector Silence-phenomena Affect Positioning Tension 



We kindly thank the participants of the Kitchen Seminar on May 17th 2017 in Aalborg’s Niels Bohr Centre for their ideas and input in the development of this manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NTNU Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway
  2. 2.Niels Bohr Professor of Cultural PsychologyAalborg UniversityAalborgDenmark

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