Publication details [#8634]

Schubert, Josef. 1983. The implications of Luria's theories for cross-cultural research on language and intelligence. In Bain, Bruce, ed. The sociogenesis of language and human conduct. Plenum. pp. 59–77.
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Article in book
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Person as a subject


A discussion of Luria's theories on the development of the second signal system, followed by a report on the application of his methods in a cross-cultural setting. It is argued that the study of the verbal regulation of behavior can shed light on the relationship between language development, intelligence, and social-economic conditions.