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Review: Mind in Society: Development of Higher Psychological Processes

User Review  - Kerfe - Goodreads

We are often wrong on our way to figuring things out. We don't learn in a steady march of additional facts. Unlike what our current education methods and evaluations would have us believe, learning ... Read full review

Review: Mind in Society: Development of Higher Psychological Processes

User Review  - Nelson Zagalo - Goodreads

Central book from Vygotsky on the theory of "Zone of proximal development". Read full review

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User Review  - Susan Cozzi - Goodreads

My mind just went "What?!" I need to reread when I am in more of a school mood. Very dense & thought provoking about how students & children learn. Read full review

Review: Mind in Society: Development of Higher Psychological Processes

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

Mind in Society is a heavily edited collection of Vygotsky's work, mapping out his attempt to “develop a Marxist theory of human intellectual functioning” (1). Contrary to behaviorists and strict ... Read full review

Review: Mind in Society: Development of Higher Psychological Processes

User Review  - Susan Striepe - Goodreads

A seminal book that alters the way one understands the learning process. Read full review

Review: Mind in Society: Development of Higher Psychological Processes

User Review  - Kyle - Goodreads

“Standing a head taller” is an empowering theme that Soviet cognitive psychologist Lev S. Vygotsky mentions from time to time, and he notices this quality most with the children he observed throughout ... Read full review

Review: Mind in Society: Development of Higher Psychological Processes

User Review  - Lawrence Linnen - Goodreads

Five years ago, at the urging of Vygotsky's student Alexander Luria, we agreed to edit a collection of Vygotsky's essays which would reflect the general theoretical enterprise of which the study of ... Read full review

Review: Mind in Society: Development of Higher Psychological Processes

User Review  - Sally - Goodreads

I found bits of this tough going, but it has been an important influence on my teaching. Read full review

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