The Worlds and Meanings of Alexander Asmolov (Conversation with a Scientist)



A transcript of a conversation with A.G. Asmolov in the program "Learning to Live", which was recorded 2 years ago, but was released recently, on the eve of his anniversary, on the YouTube channel "Enlighteners" (link to the video: The conversation is conducted by the editor-in-chief of the TV channel "Enlighteners" and the electronic newspaper "Vesti Obrazovaniya" T.N. Voloshko, a graduate of the MGPPU master's degree and a candidate for the UNESCO chair "Cultural and Historical Psychology of Childhood of MGPPU". And the interview tells about childhood, youth and the first steps in psychology, describes his most ordinary day, recalls a meeting with his teacher Alexey Nikolaevich Leontiev and other teachers, invites him to the worlds of psychology, art, literature and human relations.

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Keywords: A.N. Leontiev, L.S. Vygotsky, A.R. Luria, meaning, performance, theater, fulcrum, teenager

Journal rubric: Memorable Dates

Article type: interview


Received: 19.03.2023


For citation: The Worlds and Meanings of Alexander Asmolov (Conversation with a Scientist). Kul'turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya = Cultural-Historical Psychology, 2024. Vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 129–136. DOI: 10.17759/chp.2024200116. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)



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