Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology, 3 Volume Set, 1st by Charles Spielberger

By Charles Spielberger

The Encyclopedia of utilized Psychology encompasses functions of mental wisdom and methods in all parts of psychology. This compendium is an enormous resource of knowledge for pro practitioners, researchers in psychology, and for a person attracted to utilized psychology. the themes incorporated are, yet usually are not constrained to, getting older (geropsychology), evaluate, medical, cognitive, group, counseling, academic, environmental, relations, industrial/organizational, well-being, institution, activities, and transportation psychology. The entries drawn from the above-referenced components offer a transparent definition of subject, a short overview of theoretical foundation suitable to the subject, and emphasize significant components of application.

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Fourth, parents should get involved in children’s learning. Parents can be involved in school by assisting in classrooms and at home. Parents serve as models for learning, and they can help to establish a productive study environment. They also can be taught tutoring skills. The importance of parents as motivational models cannot be overemphasized. Fifth, teachers should use peers effectively to build motivation. Teachers who group students for collaborative project work must ensure that each student has responsibility for part of the task so that the bulk of the work is not done by one or two students.

Larger society An evolving social and political framework representing a civic consensus about how to live together in a culturally plural society. marginalization The acculturation strategy in which people do not maintain their heritage culture, and also do not participate in the larger society. multicultural ideology A positive orientation of individuals to cultural diversity in plural societies involving the acceptance of ethnocultural groups and their participation in the larger society. plural society A society in which a number of ethnocultural groups live together within a shared civic political and economic framework.

Migration and the major mental disorders. In M. B. ), Mobility and mental health (pp. 221–249). Springfield, IL: Thomas. 34 Acculturation Ogbu, J. U. (1992). Understanding cultural diversity and learning. Educational Researcher, 21, 5–14. , & Herskovits, M. (1936). Memorandum on the study of acculturation. American Anthropologist, 38, 149–152. Richmond, A. (1993). Reactive migration: Sociological perspectives on refugee movements. Journal of Refugee Studies, 6, 7–24. Social Science Research Council.

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