ALEKSANDER N. VERAKSA
Position: Head of the Chair of Educational Psychology and Pedagogy, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Deputy Director, Head of the Laboratory of Childhood Psychology and Digital Socialization, Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, Dr.Sci. (Ped.), Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Education
Specialty: Developmental and Acmeological Psychology, Educational Psychology
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7187-6080
Researcher ID: H-9298-2012
Scopus ID: 15770369700
Russian Science Citation Index ID: 523988
Research interests: Developmental psychology, age psychology; cognitive development; social developmental psychology; educational psychology; art psychology; sport psychology; symbolic and sign mediation in cognitive activity
Contribution to science: Winner of the 2019 Presidential Prize in Science and Innovation for Young Scientists for a longitudinal cross-cultural study of the cognitive development of preschool and school-age children. Vice-Chair of the Scientific and Technological Council of the Growing Together All-Russian Childhood. More than 100,000 children and their parents from various regions of the Russian Federation took part in the studies. The educational technologies developed form the basis of educational programs for preschool education in Russia and abroad.
Additional information: Vice-President of the Russian Psychological Society, Winner of the Russian Presidential Grant for State Support of Young Russian Scientists (2011, 2013); head of research under the Federal Target Program “Scientific and Scientific-Pedagogical Personnel of Russia” for 2009–2013 (2010, 2011); research participant under the Moscow Department of Education; grant manager of the Russian Humanities Research Foundation (2012, 2014), the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (2013), the Russian Science Foundation (2016–2021).