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Socio-Cultural-Historical Activity Theories of Development in the Age of Hyperglobalization 870
Doctor of Psychology, Professor, California University, San Diego, USA
This paper focused on two issues of ongoing concern to cultural-historical scholars that have particular bearing on issues of diversity: 1) To what extent and under what conditions is cultural diversity in performance on cognitive tasks to be construed in terms of a developmental hierarchy? 2) How do phylogenetic ("natural") and cultural-historical contributions to development relate to each other in shaping human diversity? Next I suggest new lines of research and international cooperation that may help us reach a deeper understanding of these issues.
Keywords: Cross-cultural Research, History-as-Progress, Deficit vs Difference, Social Neuroscience, Diversity
Column: Discussions And Discourses
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