Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Luria, Alexander Romanovich (1902–1977)

  • Benjamin HampsteadEmail author
  • Akshay Amaraneni
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_635

Major Appointments

  • 1921–1923: Laboratory Assistant, Kazan Institute for the Scientific Organization of Labor, Kazan, Russia.

  • 1923–1930: Staff Professor and Researcher, Institute of Psychology in Moscow, Moscow, Russia.

  • 1930–1934: Head of Psychology department, Psychoneurological Institute at Kharkov University, Kharkov, Ukraine.

  • 1934–1936: Research, Moscow Institute of Genetics; Department Head, Department of Clinical Psychology, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Moscow, Russia.

  • 1939–1941: Head of the Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, Neurological Clinic of the Institute of Medicine (later called the Neurological Institute of the Academy of Medical Sciences), Moscow, Russia.

  • 1941–1945: Commissioned to organize and run a hospital for soldiers during World War II, Cheliabensk, Russia.

  • 1952–1958: Research Staff, Institute of Defectology, Moscow, Russia.

  • 1945–1977: Professor of Psychology, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.

  • 1945–1977: Head of Department of Neuropsychology,...

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References and Readings

  1. Christensen, A. L., Goldberg, E., & Bougakov, D. (2009). Luria’s legacy in the 21st century. New York: Oxford University Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Cole, M., Levitin, K., & Luria, A. R. (2005). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.Google Scholar
  3. Homskaya, E. D. (2001). In D. Tupper (Ed.), Alexander Romanovich Luria: A scientific biography. New York: Springer.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Luria, A. R. (1966). Higher cortical functions in man (B. Haigh, Trans.). (Originally published by Moscow University Press, 1962). New York: Basic Books.Google Scholar
  5. Luria, A. R. (1973). The working brain: An introduction to neuropsychology. New York: Basic Books.Google Scholar
  6. Moskovich, L., Bougakov, D., DeFina, P., & Goldberg, E. (2002). A. R. Luria: Pursuing neuropsychology in a swiftly changing society. In A. Stringer, E. Cooley, & A.-L. Christensen (Eds.), Pathways to prominence. New York: Psychology Press.Google Scholar
  7. Tupper, D. (1999). Introduction: Alexander Luria’s continuing influence on worldwide neuropsychology. Neuropsychology Review, 9, 1–7.PubMedCrossRefPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Michigan, Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease CenterAnn ArborUSA