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A periodização do desenvolvimento psicológico individual na perspectiva de Leontiev, Elkonin e Vigostski

Cadernos Cedes 01/2004; DOI: 10.1590/S0101-32622004000100005
Source: DOAJ

ABSTRACT Este estudo se propõe a analisar algumas contribuições da psicologia de Leontiev, Elkonin e Vigotski no campo da psicologia do desenvolvimento, mais especificamente a questão da periodização da ontogênese humana. Leontiev e Elkonin, seguindo a linha sócio-histórica ou histórico-cultural iniciada por Vigotski, desenvolveram as bases de uma psicologia do desenvolvimento que superasse o enfoque naturalizante tão forte nesse campo. Segundo eles cada período do desenvolvimento individual humano é caracterizado por uma atividade principal, ou atividade dominante, a partir da qual se estruturam as relações do indivíduo com a realidade social. São analisados também os períodos que Leontiev e Elkonin detectaram no desenvolvimento dos indivíduos nas condições sociais da USSR.

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