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ERIC Number: EJ959021
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 44
ISSN: ISSN-0965-948X
Psychology in Spain: Its Historical and Cultural Roots, Instruction, Research and Future Prospects
Montes-Berges, Beatriz; Aranda, Maria; Castillo-Mayen, Maria del Rosario
Psychology Teaching Review, v17 n2 p3-19 Aut 2011
Roots in Spanish Psychology dated back to Huarte de San Juan (1575). From this period to nowadays, Psychology has notably developed, branching in different areas such as psychology and sports and physical exercise, clinical and health psychology, educational psychology, psychology of social intervention, legal psychology, work and organisational psychology, and psychology of road safety. This paper includes a review of psychology students, students and population's image about psychology, psychology study plan and profile in Spanish universities, and functions of Spanish practitioners. Finally, the future of psychology in Spain is dealt, focusing on the necessary improvements to its advance. (Contains 3 figures, 2 tables and 4 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Spain