Falikman M.V. Methodology of constructivism in the psychology of cognition

Full text in Russian: Фаликман М.В.  Методология конструктивизма в психологии познания

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
Institute for Humanities, Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia

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In the article are discussed the main sources and approaches of constructivism in psychology, the constructivist approaches in the national Russian psychology and the treatment of fundamental concepts of constructivism in cognitive studies. The concept of task is proposed as a central concept for the current studies of human perception and attention.

Keywords: constructivism, cognitive psychology, scheme, psychological theory of activity, task


The study was partly supported by the Basic Research Program of Higher School of Economics.


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Received 14 April 2016. Date of publication: 25 August 2016.

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Falikman Maria V. Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Faculty of Philology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, GSP-1, Leninskie Gory, 119991 Moscow, Russia; Leading Research Associate, Cognitive Research Lab, Higher School of Economics (National Research University); Senior Research Associate, Institute for Humanities, Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.
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Falikman M.V. Methodology of constructivism in the psychology of cognition. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2016, Vol. 9, No. 48, p. 3. http://psystudy.ru (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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