Developing Educational Psychology Service: Cross-Cultural Analysis



The article gives a brief retrospective analysis of educational psychology services development in Russia and the United States. The author points out three main stages of the development and draws a cross-cultural comparison between them. The author also argues that sociocultural factors have played a significant role in determining the specificity of educational psychology service development in Russia.

General Information

Keywords: educational psychology service, school psychologist, paedology

Journal rubric: Educational Psychology

For citation: Lezhnina L.V. Developing Educational Psychology Service: Cross-Cultural Analysis. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2008. Vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 31–37. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

L. V. Lezhnina, PhD in Psychology, Assistant professor at the Child and special psychology chair, Mariyski State Institute of Education., e-mail:



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