DECEMBER 2008 FEATURED ARTICLESMerry Bullock, PhD
Sri Lankan psychologists brought together psychologists, students, university officials, members of the community, and a broad range of social scientists for a day of discussion centered on the theme Towards Understanding Psychology: A Multi-Perspective Exploration of Psychology in the Sri Lankan Context.
The aim of this year’s event was to begin a process that will lead to the development and acceptance of an international Convention (a treaty) to ensure the Human Rights of Older Persons.
Expert Panelists Gather at the Second Annual Psychology Day at the United Nations: Psychology and Social JusticeBy Amena Hassan
The theme of Psychology Day was particularly fitting in the context of the 60th anniversary, on December 10, 2008 of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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- International Book Reviews: Selected Reviews from PsycCRITIQUES
"Dignity for All: How to Create a World Without Rankism" by Robert W. Fuller and Pamela A. Gerloff is a work that is being considered a new voice in social and behavioral science.
- Research in a Developing Country
Doing research in areas such as Central America or Africa requires an enormous amount of patience, creativity, cultural sensitivity and resourcefulness.
By Yetilú de Baessa, PhD
- Division 52 Holds its Mid-Winter Meeting in April in Portland, Oregon
Many psychologists are interested in working clinically as a psychologist across borders. There will be sessions on such topics as counseling in different regions, helping people deal with trauma, and processing issues related to international adoption.
By Lynn H. Collins, PhD
- Psychopharmacology for Psychologists: An International Agenda
In developing the American psychopharmacology program for another country, a number of unique variables must be taken into consideration.
By Elaine S. LeVine, PhD
- IAPS: International Association for People Environment Studies
Psychology, sociology, geography, design, and planning are only a few of the disciplines represented and, for these and their representatives, IAPS serves both as a platform for disciplinary discussion and as a platform for collaboration.
By Ombretta Romice, PhD
- XXXII Interamerican Congress of Psychology Guatemala
The Congress theme, PSYCHOLOGY: A ROAD TOWARD PEACE AND DEMOCRACY, will guide us in our academic, social, and cultural programming.
- The 11th European Congress of Psychology (ECP 2009) in Oslo
At the congress you will meet interesting colleagues, speakers, and participants from around the world, experience a scientific program representing a wide spectre of psychological fields, and enjoy the opportunity to join workshops and social events.