1st Edition

Progress in Psychological Science Around the World. Volume 2: Social and Applied Issues Proceedings of the 28th International Congress of Psychology

Edited By Qicheng Jing, Mark R. Rosenzweig Copyright 2007
    476 Pages
    by Routledge

    476 Pages
    by Psychology Press

    Progress in Psychological Science around the World, Volumes 1 and 2, present the main contributions from the 28th International Congress of Psychology, held in Beijing in 2004. These expert contributions include the Nobel laureate address, the Presidential address, and the Keynote and State-of-the-Art lectures. They are written by international leaders in psychology from 25 countries and regions around the world. The authors present a variety of approaches and perspectives that reflect cutting-edge advances in psychological science.

    This second volume builds on the coverage of neural, cognitive, and developmental issues from the first volume, to address social and applied issues in modern psychology. The topics covered include: educational psychology and measurement, health psychology, and social and cultural psychology. Organizational, applied, and international psychology are also discussed.

    Progress in Psychological Science around the World, with its broad coverage of psychological research and practice, and its highly select group of world renowned authors, will be invaluable for researchers, professionals, teachers, and students in the field of psychology.

    Section I: Educational Psychology and Measurement. L.B. Resnick, Giving Psychology Away: From Individual Learning to Learning Organizations. E. Ribes-Iñesta, Which Should be the Contribution of Psychology to Education? A. Orantes, Activating Historical and Conceptual Links in the Realm of Instruction in Latin America. Q. Dong, S. Tao, B. Li, W. Wang, C. Chen, English Classes without English Teachers: The Pan Deng English Learning Program. J.P. Das, Rules and Tools of Intelligence: How IQ Became Obsolete. F.M. Cheung, A Combined Emic-etic Approach to Cross-Cultural Personality Test Development: The Case of the CPAI. D. Wang, H. Cui, Chinese Personality: Structure and Measurement. Section II: Health Psychology. C.D. Spielberger, Effects of Stress, Emotion, and Type-A Behavior on Heart Disease and Psychological Disorders. J. Strelau, M. Kaczmarek, B. Zawadzki, Temperament as Predictor of Maladaptive Behavior under Extreme Stress: The Polish Studies of Natural Disasters. W. Lin, The Involvement of Psychological Processes in Immunocompetence. R. Schwarzer, U. Scholz, S. Lippke, F. Sniehotta, J. Ziegelmann, Self-regulatory Processes in Health Behavior Change. N. Felipe Russo, Violence Against Women: A Global Health Issue. R.D. Fowler, Professional Psychology Around the World: A Fifty Year Progress Report. Section III: Social and Cultural Psychology. R.E. Nisbett, Cognition and Perception: East and West. J.B. Berry, Cross-cultural Psychology: An Ecocultural Approach. M.H. Bornstein, Some Metatheoretical Issues in Culture, Parenting and Developmental Science. R. Singh, Dealing with Norm and Metanorm Violators: Cultural Differences in Thoughts or Motivated Actions? F.J. R. van de Vijver, Culture and Psychology: A SWOT Analysis of Cross-cultural Psychology. H. Kawai, Mind and Body in Japanese Culture. H. Azuma, The Era of Fluid Culture: Conceptual Implications for Cultural Psychology. S. Yamaguchi, C. Lin, S. Aoki, Self-esteem in Cultural Contexts: A Case of Japanese. U. Kim, Y. Park, Understanding Human Potential, Creativity and Achievement: Indigenous, Cultural and Psychological Perspectives. Section IV: Organizational, Applied, and International Psychology. L. Mann, Investigating Five Leadership Themes: Roles, Decisions, Character, Relationships, and Journeys. Z. Wang, Leadership Competency and Implicit Assessment Modeling. D. Gopher, Control Processes in the Formation of Task Units. D.F. Halpern, States of Mind: Political Systems as Implicit Theories of Psychology. V. A. Barabanschikov, Russian Psychology at the Cross Roads. H. Carpintero, Toward a History of Applied Psychology in the 20th Century.


    Qicheng Jing, Chinese Academy of Sciences; M.R. Rosenzweig, University of California, USA; Gery d’Ydewalle, University of Leuven, Belgium; Houcan Zhang, Beijing Normal University; Hsuan-Chih Chen, Chinese University of Hong Kong; Kan Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences.