The role of the second brain functional unit II on the memory’s process: A neuropsychological Luria’s perspective




Luria; Brain second functional unit; Memory; Neuropsychology.


Luria, Vygotsky disciple, was a Russian neuropsychologist, that presented many data about the brain functions based on the lesions, also studied in the Moscow University and hospitals. He divided the brain functions into three units and linked to cognition aspect. Papers and books from Luria and other authors, mainly those associated to neuropsychology Luria’s perspectives, were scrutinized to find data about memory linked to second functional unit with the intention to inform the modern psychologists, neurologists, psychiatrics, neuropsychologists, and neuroscientists about the epistemology used by Luria, that is scarcely known in the occident. In summary, in the second functional unit of Luria, arrive data from environment, organize them in groups of data and send for the tertiary cortex that convert this concrete data in thoughts and memories. The authors think that new studies about memory, considering Luria’s data in confrontation with nowadays information, could be important to aggregate to neuropsychology theory, because some modern data were already cited by Luria/Vygotsky group in Russia in the begin of the century XX.


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SUGAHARA, C.; SILVEIRA, B. F.; AZEVEDO, A. S. F.; MACENA, B. B.; AVERSI-FERREIRA, T. A. The role of the second brain functional unit II on the memory’s process: A neuropsychological Luria’s perspective. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 10, n. 9, p. e27010917957, 2021. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v10i9.17957. Disponível em: Acesso em: 26 oct. 2021.



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