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Professor Veraksa is an author of more than 100 books and articles (some of which were written in collaboration with professor Diachenko) on problems of developmental psychology, psychology of personality, education and social psychologies, most of them published in Russian

A list of some milestone publications representing N.E. Veraksa’s major scientific directions.

  1. Veraksa N.Preschooler’s temporal and spatial notions // Voprosi Psikhologii, 1976, #2
  2. Veraksa N. Preschoolers’ transformation of contradictory problem situations. // Voprosi Psikhologii, 1981, #3
  3. Veraksa N. Development of prerequisites for dialectic cognition. // Voprosi Psikhologii, 1987, #4
  4. Veraksa N. Dialectic cognition and creative work. // Voprosi Psikhologii, 1990, #4
  5. Veraksa N., Diachenko O. It’s not too late. // Znanie, Moscow. 1991. -p. 128.
  6. Veraksa N., Diachenko O. The Gifted Children: The Possibilities of the Development of Cognitive Abilities of 3-7-year-old Children. - South Bank University. London. Special Publication, 1995.
  7. Veraksa N. Model of student’s position education. // Voprosi Psikhologii, 1994, #3
  8. Veraksa N., Diachenko O. Methods of preschooler’s behavior regulation. // Voprosi Psikhologii, 1994, #4.
  9. Veraksa N., Diachenko O. Elements of “carnival culture” in preschoolers’ development. // Voprosi Psikhologii, 1994, #2.
  10. Veraksa N. On methods of preschooler’s behavior regulation. // Voprosi Psikhologii, 1996, #3
  11. Veraksa N.E. Structural approach to dialectic cognition// Psychology in Russia: State of Art. - Moscow: MSU, RPS. - PP.227-239.
  12. Veraksa N. Introduction to “L.S. Vygotskiy. Selected psychological works”. // Moscow, 2000
  13. Veraksa N. Individual peculiarities of preschoolers’ cognitive development. / Under the editorship of Diachenko O.M. // Per Se, Moscow, 2003
  14. Veraksa N., Bulicheva A. Development of intellectual giftedness in child’s early years. // Voprosi Psikhologii, 2003, #6
  15. Diagnostics of child’s maturity (preparedness) for school: training aids for teachers of preschool educational establishments / Under the editorship of Veraksa N. // Mozaika-Sintez, Moscow, 2007-20112.
  16. Veraksa N.E. Pensamiento dialectico y creatividad// Eclecta. Revista de Psicologia General. - Vol.5, №11. - 2007. - P.7-14.
  17. Veraksa N., Veraksa A. History of child psychology.// Academy, Moscow, 2008.
  18. Veraksa N. Methodological issues in psychologsy// Academy. Moscow, 2008.
  19. Veraksa N. et al. From birth to school. Basic educational program for preschool establishments.// Moscow, 2010-2012.
  20. Veraksa N. Development of cognitive capacities in preschool age// International Journal of Early Years Education. – 2011. - 1. – PP.79-88.
  21. Veraksa N., van Oers B. Early childhood education from a Russian perspective// International Journal of Early Years Education. – 2011. - 1. – PP.5-18
  22. Dolya G., Veraksa N. Vygotsky in action in the early years: the Key to learning curriculum. - ISCAR Congress, Rome, 2011
  23. Esteban, Dolya & Veraksa Key to Learning. A neo-vygotskian program for children aged 3-7// Revista de Psicologia y Educacion. – 2011. – Volume 11. - №2.
  24. Veraksa N.  Dialectic and Formal Structures in Cognition of Preschool Children// Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences Volume 146, 25 August 2014, Pages 118–123

  25. Veraksa N. Modern trends in early childhood education development in the natural vs cultural paradigm// European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2014, 4, 1-5.

  26. Veraksa N., Veraksa A. The influence of Luria’s work on the use of visual modeling in preschool education // Psychology & Neuroscience, 2014, 7, 4, 475-479

  27. Veraksa A., Veraksa N. Symbolic representation in early years learning: the acquisition of complex notions//European Early Childhood Education Research Journal (published online 28 May 2015)