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Bulletin of the MRSU / Section "Psychology" / 2017 № 3.


E.P. Utlik

N.D. LEVITOV’S PSYCHOLOGY AT PRESENT. In: Bulletin of the Moscow Region State University (electronic journal), 2017, no. 3.


UDC Index: 159.9

Date of publication: 29.09.2017

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The article gives a scientific analysis of the activities of the famous Soviet psychologist Nikolai Dmitrievich Levitov. The main ideas of N.D. Levitov and their reflection in the works of modern scientists are presented. N.D. Levitov’s complex path is outlined starting from the 20s of the XX century. It is depicted against the background of psychological science development which was even more complex. It is shown that N.D. Levitov’s heritage is being buried in oblivion, and is being used without specifying his authorship. The outstanding importance of the theory of mental states created by N.D. Levitov is underlined. The scientific ideas of N.D. Levitov on the problems of personality, vocational fitness and character. N.D. Levitov’s special role in solving problems of labor, and pedagogical labour in particular.

Key words

Psychotechnics, personality, character, abilities, vocational fitness, mental state, history of psychology, personal orientation

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