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Belarusian psychologist who was the founder of the theory of human cultural and biosocial development which is referred to as cultural-historical psychology and was the leader of the Vygotsky Circle.
He studied law at the Moscow State University where he was admitted due to a Jewish Lottery.
He released six separate volumes over 10 years including Psychology of Art in 1925 and Thought and Language in 1934.
How did Lev Vygotsky die?
Vygotsky died of a relapse of tuberculosis on June 11, 1934, at the age of 37, in Moscow.
|Cause of death||Tuberculosis|
|Age of death||37 years|
|Birthday||November 17, 1896|
|Death date||June 11, 1934|
|Place of death||Soviet Union|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"Love can reach the same level of talent, and even genius, as the discovery of differential calculus."Lev Vygotsky
"Somehow our society has formed a one-sided view of the human personality, and for some reason everyone understood giftedness and talent only as it applied to the intellect. But it is possible not only to be talented in one's thoughts but also to be talented in one's feelings as well."Lev Vygotsky
"A mind cannot be independent of culture."Lev Vygotsky
"What a child can do in cooperation today, he can do alone tomorrow."Lev Vygotsky
"In play, a child is always above his average age, above his daily behavior; in play, it is as though he were a head taller than himself."Lev Vygotsky