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Slobodchikov V. I. , Isaev E. I.
Anthropological principle in developmental psychology

Existing paradigms of developmental psychology determining the type of psychological studies and the character of psychological knowledge are reviewed. The "pros" and "contras" of traditional paradigmal notions are shown. Anthropological approach in developmental psychology is introduced and theoretically substantiated. Basic concepts of development principle (object, moving powers, mechanisms of development) are interpreted according to their content.