Medical and Biologic Factors of Speech and Language Development in Children (part 2)



The recent data shows that medico-biological aspects of the study of speech and language development in children should be expanded to include an analysis of various socio-cultural factors as the problem requires an interdisciplinary approach. The review stresses the necessity of methodological approach to study of bio- socio-cultural conditions of emerging speech and language abilities in ontogenesis. Psycho-pedagogical aspect involves: informing parents about the medical and biological aspects of speech and language development in childhood; the active involvement of parents in the remedial and preventive activities carried out by specialists; activities to improve the quality and quantity of child-parent interaction depending on the severity and nature of deviations in child speech and language development.

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Keywords: bio-socio-cultural conditions of speech and language development, child-parent interactions, medico-biological factors, language

Journal rubric: Medical Psychology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Chernov D.N. Medical and Biologic Factors of Speech and Language Development in Children (part 2) [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2014. Vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 79–90. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Dmitrii N. Chernov, PhD in Psychology, associate professor of the chair of general psychology and pedagogy, Russian national research medical university named after N.I. Pirogov, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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