An overview of South African psychology

Saths Cooper, Lionel Nicholas

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    This overview of psychology in South Africa presents a concise and historical account of its science and practice, from its early origins in the late nineteenth century to the present, and traces seminal influences on the discipline. It is a review of how psychology in South Africa developed over more than a century to become one of the most popular subjects in universities and an established and recognized profession, whose members play a variety of roles in the South African polity and larger society
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)89 - 101
    Number of pages13
    JournalInternational Journal of Psychology
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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