The author discusses the nature and very essence of consciousness, understanding of it in Russian and foreign psychology. The views on consciousness which occurred at different stages of society's development and state ideology' impacts upon individual consciousness are discussed, along with major trends in the study of consciousness in modern psychological science.
Allakhverdov V.M.(2006). Discourseon the Psychological Science with an Exclamation Mark. National Psychological Journal,1(1), 10-19