Psychology Serving Humanity: Proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology


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Majority World and Western Psychology: Proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology, Saths Cooper & Kopano Ratele. State-of-the-science in community psychology, Maritzo Montero. Why do we dream? Mark Solms. Children’s drawings of their experience of parentak verbal arguments, Gwatirera Javangwe, Julie Sterwart, Debrah Nhamo & Watch Rapuranganda. Outsourcing Africa’s developmental learning theories and practices, Bame Nsameng. Psychological aspects of trauma and its resolution: The road to national healing in, Zimbabwe, Julia Mutambara, Florence Ngwenya, Jeoffrey Mtemeri, Sibangalizwe Maphosa, Mpikelelo Maseko & Gwatirera Javangwe. The third mental health revolution: Themes, methods and values of community psychology and its relevance in Zimbabwean and African cultural contexts, Mpikelelo Maseko, Levison Maunganidze, Pilot Mudhavazi, Julia Mutambara & Gwatirera Javangwe. How the "Arab Spring" will/can plant the seeds for the Arab community psychologists’ Identity, Mona Amer. Markers of well-being among the Hijras: The male to female transexuals , Seemathini Sivakumar & Manjula Yadiyurshetty. Literacy and metalinguistic skills: A challenge for education in Latin America, Maria Regina Maluf. Mobilising compassionate critical citizenship and psychologies in the service of humanity, Mohamed Seedat. Emotional intelligence and organizational commitment in relation ti intention to stay, Meera Shanker. Integrating work and family: Lessons from women leaders and others, Fanny Cheung & Huimin Miu. The mutability of racism: The new concept of diversity, Kwame Owusu-Bempah. Neuropsychological functioning in spinal-cord-injured patients, Nancy Moodley & Basil Pillay. Theoretical and methodological characteristics of scholarly work on HIV in community psychology, Tanya M. Graham & Amy D. Shirley. Measuring sensitivity towards being the target of upward comparison, Mpho M. Pheko. School children resilience in urban slum area in Bangkok, Thailand, Sompoch Ratioran. Towards sustainable psychology, Girishwar Misra. Critical psychology and public health possibility of a mediating process, Vijay Kuma Yadavendu. Psychology in Indian Tradition, Ramakrishna K. Rao. Perceptions of counsellors’ role performance as a negating factor of guidance services in Nigerian schools, Agatha Ojeme & Egbochuku, E. O. A pilot study: Ayurvedic approach on memory stimulation in the French West Indies, Yenkamala, M., De Rotrou, J. & Smith, A. Shattered consciousness, fractured identity: Black Psychology and the restoration of the African psyche, Wade W. Nobles.

About the Author

Saths Cooper is Professor of Psychology at the University of Limpopo in South Africa, President of the International Union of Psychological Science and Vice President of the International Social Science Council.

Kopano Ratele is Professor at the Institute for Social and Health Sciences at the University of South Africa, and Co-Director of the MRC-Unisa Violence, Injury and Peace Research Unit in South Africa.


‘One of these volumes is dedicated to the works of Western Psychology and the other to Majority World Psychology. The books present an updated, systematic and very well documented panorama of psychology at a global stage, emphasizing scientific research and also applications to social problems of great scope… In summary, the two volumes of Psychology Serving Humanity could be useful for those interested in international psychology, in the recent developments of new fields of research and application, for advanced students, and for many people of other disciplines who wish to know more about the state of psychology and its multiple contributions for understanding human beings, their society and to achieve the utmost development of the potentialities of individuals, families, groups and communities.’ - Ruben Ardila, PsycCRITIQUES, June 2015

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