1996'6, p.139
Leytes N. S.
The breadth of creativeness, calling, fate

The article is dedicated to life and scientific work of outstanding Russian psychologist B. M. Teplov (1896-1965). His fundamental works (especially on abilities and giftedness) are described. His views were against contemporary ideological directives which denied the role of individuality. Controversy and dramatics of B. M. Teplov's fate are shown as well as peculiarity of his personality and creativeness.