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Title:Contemporary psychology: readings from Ghana
Editors:Akotia, Charity S.
Mate-Kole, C. Charles
Series:University of Ghana readers, Social sciences series
City of publisher:Tema
Publisher:For the University of Ghana by Digibooks Ghana Ltd
ISBN:9988191537; 9789988191535
Geographic term:Ghana
Abstract:This edited volume presents more than a decade of research carried out at the University of Ghana in the various strands of psychology. Contributions: History, development and current status of psychology in Ghana (S. Oppong, etc.); Psychological research and applications (M. Assumeng, B. Amponsah, J. Y. Opoku); Psychological testing (M. Assumeng, J. Y. Opoku); Memory and cognition (B. Amponsah); Neuropsychology: practice and research in Ghana (A. Anum, et al.); Psychology of ageing and longevity (A. Anum, A. de-Graft Aikins); Psychology and health in Ghana (J. Osafo); Suicidal behavior in Ghana (J. Osafo, C. S. Akotia); Industrial and organizational psychology (M. Asumeng, S. K. Kumako); Community psychology: moving psychology into the community (C. S. Akotia); Educational psychology in Ghana (K. Nyarko); Media psychology (A. Gyasi-Gyamerah, C. S. Akotia, C. B. Wiafe-Akenteng); Transport psychology: prospects and applications in Ghana (A. T. Dugbartey, A. Anum); Relationship between culture and behaviour (D. L. Sam); Social cognition, social representations and social knowledge: themes in Ghanaian social psychology (A. de-Graft Aikins); Understanding the dimensions of the African personality (A. Sarfo, C. C. Mate-Kole); Ananse folklore and psychology (J. K. Gavi); Conclusions and future directions (C. S. Akotia, C. C. Mate-Kole). [ASC Leiden abstract]