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Little, Steven G.; Akin-Little, Angeleque; Palomares, Ronald S.; Eckert, Tanya L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2012
There is a paucity of research examining the experiences and perceptions of men employed as school psychology academicians. The purpose of this investigation was to ascertain male school psychology academicians' perceptions of their respective academic climates, levels of support, incidences of harassment, and levels of stress, and to compare…
Descriptors: Females, School Psychologists, School Psychology, Males
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St. Germaine-Small, Melissa; Walsh-Bowers, Richard; Mitchell, Terry L. – Journal of Community Psychology, 2012
Psychology has made advances in rectifying its historical negation of women's perspectives, as evidenced by a steady increase in women's scholarship and distinctly feminist works. However, in community psychology, the scope and magnitude of works generated both by and about women from a feminist framework have not kept pace with discourse on the…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Feminism, Females, Social Action
Celaya, Patricia E. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study explored the experience of Latinas in doctoral programs in psychology using a qualitative phenomenological methodology. Eleven women who self-identified as Latina and were in the process of working towards a doctoral degree in psychology participated in in-person interviews that were audio-recorded. Participants described experiences…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Phenomenology, Graduate Students, Females
Howell-Carter, Marya, Ed.; Gonder, Jennifer, Ed.; Mushtaq, Zahra, Ed. – Online Submission, 2012
Included herein is the conference proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations, sponsored by the Psychology Department of the State University of New York at Farmingdale. The conference theme for 2012 was: The value of an undergraduate degree in psychology: Why psychology--Why now?. The Conference…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Psychology, Bachelors Degrees, Majors (Students)
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Katz, Jennifer; DuBois, Melinda; Wigderson, Sara – Teaching of Psychology, 2014
This study investigated communication outcomes after training or applied service-learning experiences. Pre-practicum trainees learned active listening skills over 10 weeks. Practicum students were successful trainees who staffed a helpline. Community interns were trained and supervised at community agencies. Undergraduate students in psychology…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychology, Training, Service Learning
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Chrisler, Joan C. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2013
The purpose of this article is (a) to consider reasons why women's reproductive processes receive so little attention in psychology courses and (b) to make an argument for why more attention is needed. Menstruation, menopause, and other reproductive events are important to the psychology of women. Reproductive processes make possible a social role…
Descriptors: Females, Physiology, Psychology, Course Content
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Tatalovic Vorkapic, Sanja; Vujcic, Lidija – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2013
Constant changes in a modern world and scientific knowledge from the growing field of Positive Psychology appear to make a previously unheeded contribution to preschool teacher competences. The aim of this study was to explore preschool teachers' opinions concerning the need for positive psychology knowledge and its implementation. A nine-item…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Moradi, Bonnie; Townsend, Deborah T. – Teaching of Psychology, 2006
The near invisibility of women's contributions to psychology is a serious problem in the teaching of psychology. We tested the effectiveness of a teaching exercise aimed at increasing students' awareness of women's contributions to psychology. The exercise involved making, displaying, and examining posters about women in psychology. Students (a)…
Descriptors: Females, Psychology, Teaching Methods, Knowledge Level
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Nadler, Joel T.; Berry, Seth A.; Stockdale, Margaret S. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2013
To address the stranger-to-stranger critique of stereotyping research, psychology students (n = 139) and law students (n = 58) rated photographs of familiar or unfamiliar male or female professors on competence. Results from Study 1 indicated that familiar male psychology faculty were rated as more competent than were familiar female faculty,…
Descriptors: Familiarity, Sex Stereotypes, College Faculty, Males
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Marecek, Jeanne – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2012
"The Political is Personal" (Else-Quest & Grabe, 2012) opens the door to transnational feminist research. Else-Quest and Grabe (2012) invite "Psychology of Women Quarterly" (PWQ) readers to make use of country-level indices to examine connections between sociopolitical gender disparities and women's distress and deprivation. The author shares…
Descriptors: Females, Ideology, Feminism, Psychologists
Mallari, Shedy Dee C.; Ebreo, Edleen P.; Pelayo, Jose Maria G., III. – Online Submission, 2015
This study determined salient themes of female individuals who are inside the academic setting on their concept of happiness and moral development. The idea of studying the Filipina Female Concept of Happiness came from two areas of study--Female Psychology and Positive Psychology. The researchers were intrigued by the idea that since the female…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Moral Development, Females, Psychology
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Fuehrer, Ann – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2011
A social change agenda is central in feminist psychology. In creating learning outcomes for a psychology of women course, instructors might wish to facilitate processes that have the potential to move individuals from acceptance of a status quo toward various degrees of feminist thinking. This agenda could include endorsing social constructionist…
Descriptors: Feminism, Current Events, Females, Behavioral Objectives
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Kim, Eunha; Hogge, Ingrid; Mok, Geoffrey; Nishida, Harumi – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2014
Eleven foreign-born and -raised Asian women faculty in counseling and psychology programs in the United States were interviewed about their work experiences. Analysis using consensual qualitative research revealed 7 sources of stressors, 6 emotional reactions associated with stressors, 5 coping strategies, and 4 types of intrinsic rewards gained…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Females, Women Faculty, Counselor Training
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Grabe, Shelly; Else-Quest, Nicole M. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2012
Denmark and Segovich's (2012), Hyde's (2012), and Marecek's (2012) reflections on the authors' article (Else-Quest & Grabe, 2012) further bolster the need for feminist psychology to investigate gender disparities in power. The authors offer a rejoinder that draws together the commonalities in their various perspectives by putting the study of…
Descriptors: Females, Sex Fairness, Psychology, Feminism
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Eagly, Alice H.; Eaton, Asia; Rose, Suzanna M.; Riger, Stephanie; McHugh, Maureen C. – American Psychologist, 2012
Starting in the 1960s, feminists argued that the discipline of psychology had neglected the study of women and gender and misrepresented women in its research and theories. Feminists also posed many questions worthy of being addressed by psychological science. This call for research preceded the emergence of a new and influential body of research…
Descriptors: Psychology, Feminism, Behavioral Science Research, Females
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