Re-searching the Potential of Cultural-Historical Psychology
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Speaker(s): Professor Michael Cole
Chair: Dr Sandra Jovchelovitch
Recorded on 16 May 2007 in Old Theatre, Old Building.
From its founding as an academic discipline, psychology has been divided in its understanding of itself. The project to create a psychology that unifies experimental, 'physiological' psychology and ethnographic, cultural-historical psychology requires a reconfiguration of the disciplinary landscape of the late 19th century that, from our current perspective, appears inter-disciplinary, including, as it does, scholarship from anthropology, sociology, discourse analysis as well as the neurosciences and evolutionary biology.