Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Western literature on Soviet psychology and physiology of behavior: A selected bibliography


The present bibliography includes the most important writings which have appeared in Western countries about Soviet psychology, and the translations (into English, French, German, Spanish and Italian) of monographs and anthologies of Soviet psychologists. The references were collected in connection with the preparation of a work on the diffusion of Soviet psychology in Western countries.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.


  1. Brazier, M. A. B. (Ed.):The Central Nervous System and Behavior: I Conference. New York, Josiah Macy, Jr. Found., 1959.

  2. Brozek, J.: Current status of psychology in the USSR.Ann. Rev. Psychol. 13:515–566, 1962.

  3. Brozek, J.: Pavloviana in the USA: needs and opportunities for search and research.Cond. Reflex 6:119–120, 1971.

  4. Cole, M., and Maltzman, I. (Eds.): AHandbook of Contemporary Soviet Psychology. New York, Basic Books, 1969.

  5. Goldwurm, G. F., and Marshall, G. P. (Eds.): First International Congress on higher nervous activity.Excerpta Med. Intern. Congr. Series 171, 1968.

  6. Jasper, H. H., and Smirnov, G. D. (Eds.): The Moscow Colloquium on electroencephalography of the higher nervous activity.Electroenceph. Clin. Neurophysiol. suppl. no. 13, 1960.

  7. Kline, N. S. (Ed.): Pavlovian Conference on higher nervous activity.Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 92: 813–1198, 1961.

  8. Luria, A. R.: XVIII International Congress of psychology.Am. Psychologist,21:747–753, 1966.

  9. Mecacci, L.:Soviet Psychology in Western Countries. Roma, Ist. Psicologia C.N.R., 1971.

  10. Razran, G.: Russian physiologists’ psychology and American experimental psychology: a historical and systematic collation and a look into the future.Psychol. Bull. 63:42–64, 1965.

Download references

Author information

Correspondence to Luciano Mecacci.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Mecacci, L. Western literature on Soviet psychology and physiology of behavior: A selected bibliography. Pav. J. Biol. Sci. 9, 233–234 (1974).

Download citation


  • Western Country
  • Systematic Collation
  • High Nervous Activity
  • European Language
  • Western Literature