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Diversity in Harmony: Proceedings of the 31st International Congress of Psychology, Diversity in Harmony: Proceedings of the 31st International Congress of Psychology

Diversity in Harmony: Proceedings of the 31st International Congress of Psychology, Diversity in Harmony: Proceedings of the 31st International Congress of Psychology

IUPsyS, Kazuo Shigemasu, Sonoko Kuwano, Takao Sato, Tetsuro Matsuzawa

ISBN: 978-1-119-36209-8

Oct 2018

504 pages

$115.99

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Description

Highlights from one of the most successful international psychology conferences since the beginning of this century

Diversity in Harmony distills the Proceedings of the 31st International Congress of Psychology into selected readings that highlight the Congress’s theme. The text includes research that offers recent insights gained from multidisciplinary perspectives and methodologies. The volume also contains chapters that put psychology at the center of our understanding and ability to address the many problems facing groups and individuals in modern society. As the contributors clearly show, the social problems often require multidisciplinary approaches. 

With contributions from experts from around the globe, the book explores a wealth of topics that examine new synergies such as artificial empathy, prosocial primates and understanding about others’ actions in chimpanzees and humans. The volume also contains readings on psychology confronting societal challenges with topics including: Culturally relevant personality assessment; Emotion-related self-regulation and Children's social, psychological and academic functioning. This vital resource:

  • Presents readings from presentations that were highlighted at the 31st International Congress of Psychology
  • Includes contributions from an international panel of renowned experts
  • Offers information that compares the minds of primates and contemporary humans, and examines human cognitive capability
  • Contains 24 chapters that explore a wide range of topics presented at the Congress

Written for professionals and students in the field, Diversity in Harmony is filled with contributions from noted experts and offers a reflection of the state of psychology in the second decade of the 21st century.