Diversity in Unity: Perspectives from Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
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The book highlights both the challenges and opportunities in the field of psychology and behavioral sciences, with an emphasis on identifying practical implications for professionals, educators and administrators, and researchers in Asia and Pacific regions. Societies in the said regions have experienced massive changes to their social system, changes that are endured by societies worldwide, such as those related to globalization, new technologies, and new norms regarding respect for individual diversity and well-being. Although the changes offer a wealth of new opportunities, they also act as potential sources of tension and apprehension. The book discusses the state-of-the-art topics, on critical issues, in various sub-fields of psychology and the behavioral sciences, such as Clinical Psychology, Child & Developmental Psychology, Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Social Psychology, and Educational Psychology.
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Table of Contents
Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Research Method for Behavioral Sciences. Developmental Psychology. Clinical Psychology. Social Psychology. Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Educational Psychology. Psychology.
Amarina Ariyanto is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Indonesia. She obtained her Ph.D Degree from School of Psychology University of Queensland. Her research interest is mainly in the Social Psychology area, especially in Intergroup Behavior, Psychology & Media, and Social Intervention. She has several international research collaborations with researchers from other university and publications in reputable journals at international and domestic level, such as Jurnal Psikologi Sosial (JPS), Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Asian Journal of Social Psychology, European Journal of Social Psychology, Asian Journal of Communication, and Group Processes and Intergroup Relations.
Hamdi Muluk is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Indonesia. He obtained his Ph.D in Political Psychology from Universitas Indonesia. His research interest is in social and political psychology, such as terrorism, prejudice, voting behavior, and conflict resolution. His current research is on the effects of cognition, emotion, and contact between groups among the fundamentalist religious groups. He has published in various journals such as Asian Journal of Psychology, Archive for The Psychology of Religion, Peace Psychology, and Jurnal Psikologi Sosial (JPS). He has been a consulting editor for Asian Social Psychology Journal.
Peter Newcombe is associate professor at the School of Psychology at the University of Queensland, Australia. Peter is a developmental psychologist who has been involved with the School since completing his University studies in 1997. He has received Faculty, University, and national teaching awards and teaches into the linked psychology program with the University of Indonesia. His recent research has focused on quality of life issues and psycho-social wellbeing of children with chronic respiratory illnesses.
Fred Piercy is professor emeritus at the College of Liberal Arts and Humanities at Virginia Tech. His main research interests are family therapy education, international family therapy and substance abuse and family therapy.
Elizabeth Kristi Poerwandari is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology and at School of Strategic and Global Studies. Universitas Indonesia. She is a psychologist with a doctoral degree in philosophy from Universitas Indonesia. Her research interest is in the area of psychology of violence, trauma intervention, community development, gender studies, qualitative research, and psychology of law. Kristi is in the editorial committee of the Asian Journal of Women’s Studies, and the editor of "Indonesian Women in a Changing Society", (Ewha Womens University Press, Korea, 2005). She has written books on community-based psychosocial recovery and empowerment; qualitative research; prevention and intervention of violence, and gender issues. Her articles appear in Indonesian Feminist Journal, the Asian Journal of Women’s Studies and in several national journals in Indonesia.
Sri Hartati R. Suradijono is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Indonesia. She obtained her Ph.D in Cognitive Science from University of Toronto. Her research interest is in the area of metacognition, critical thinking, self-regulation, e-learning, and IT-based instructional design. She has done research on the use of ICT in education, the role of instructional design in enhancing higher-order thinking skills, knowledge building, and teaching-learning in Higher Education,. She was the editorial member of The Makara Journal of Social Humanities. Mostly her research reports were published by the IDRC-Canada, AusAID, World Bank, and Unicef.