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Modern psychology and cultural adaptation

Pan-African Conference on Psychology University of Nairobi 1976.

Modern psychology and cultural adaptation

proceedings of the Second Pan-African Conference on Psychology, December 29th, 1975-January 2nd, 1976

by Pan-African Conference on Psychology University of Nairobi 1976.

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Published by Swahili Language Consultants and Publishers in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Psychology -- Africa -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by Frederick M. Okatcha.
      ContributionsOkatcha, Frederick M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBF108.A3 P36 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination349 p. :
      Number of Pages349
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4398388M
      LC Control Number78980264

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3“Cultural psychology is,first of all,a designation for the comparative study of the way culture and psyche make each other up”(Shweder & Sullivan, ,p).

4“Cultural psychology (is) the study of the culture’s role in the mental life of human beings”(Cole,p. CHAPTER OUTLINE What is cross-cultural psychology.

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True b. False ANSWER: False REFERENCES: Why Study the History of Psychology. QUESTION TYPE: True / False 2. The Development of Modern Psychology 3 The Data of History: Reconstructing Psychology’s Past 4 Schools of Thought in the Evolution of Modern Psychology 16 Plan of the Book 18 Discussion Questions 19 Recommended Resources 19 Cultural Psychology 69 The Study of Conscious Experience Joe Henrich recommends books on Cultural Evolution.

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