Origins and development of scientific psychology around the world

Section edited by John G. Adair


International psychology
Information for Users – Introduction to two chapters from the 2004 book Handbook of International Psychology edited by Michael J. Stevens and Danny Wedding, reproduced here as an introduction to international psychology.

National (country) disciplines
Information for Users – Introduction to the collection of papers on the ‘Origins and development of scientific psychology in selected areas of the world.’ Based on the 2001 special issue of the International Journal of Psychology, 30 (6), 356–418, edited by Hiroshi Imada.

Specialty areas in selected countries
Information for Users – Introduction to the collection of papers on social psychologies of the world. Based on the 2005 special issue of the International Journal of Psychology, 40 (4), 209–288, edited by John G. Adair.

Indigenous psychologies from around the world
Information for Users – Introduction to the Indigenous Psychologies section, which contains:
(1) the 2002 paper by A. Timothy Church and Marcia S. Katigbak entitled ‘Indigenization of psychology in the Philippines’. First published in the International Journal of Psychology, 37 (3), 129–148;
(2) the 2006 ‘Special issue on the indigenous psychologies,’ edited by Carl Martin Allwood and John W. Berry. First published in the International Journal of Psychology, 41 (4), 241–320.