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Cultural-Historical Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1816-5435

ISSN (online): 2224-8935

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/chp

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Socio-Cultural-Historical Activity Theories of Development in the Age of Hyperglobalization 870

Cole M.
Doctor of Psychology, Professor, California University, San Diego, USA
e-mail: mcole@ucsd.edu

Abstract
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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