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Diversity in Harmony. Insights from Psychology - Proceedings of the 31st International Congress of Psychology. Edition No. 1

  • Book

  • 496 Pages
  • October 2018
  • Region: Global
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • ID: 4491138

Highlights from one of the most successful international psychology conferences since the beginning of this century

Diversity in Harmony distills the Proceedings of the 31st International Congress of Psychology into selected readings that highlight the Congress’s theme. The text includes research that offers recent insights gained from multidisciplinary perspectives and methodologies. The volume also contains chapters that put psychology at the center of our understanding and ability to address the many problems facing groups and individuals in modern society. As the contributors clearly show, the social problems often require multidisciplinary approaches. 

With contributions from experts from around the globe, the book explores a wealth of topics that examine new synergies such as artificial empathy, prosocial primates and understanding about others’ actions in chimpanzees and humans. The volume also contains readings on psychology confronting societal challenges with topics including: Culturally relevant personality assessment; Emotion-related self-regulation and Children's social, psychological and academic functioning. This vital resource:

  • Presents readings from presentations that were highlighted at the 31st International Congress of Psychology
  • Includes contributions from an international panel of renowned experts
  • Offers information that compares the minds of primates and contemporary humans, and examines human cognitive capability
  • Contains 24 chapters that explore a wide range of topics presented at the Congress

Written for professionals and students in the field, Diversity in Harmony is filled with contributions from noted experts and offers a reflection of the state of psychology in the second decade of the 21st century.

Table of Contents

About the Editors viii

Notes on Contributors ix

Preface xvi

Acknowledgments xviii

Part I Psychology Approaching New Synergies 1

1 Social Cognition, the Amygdala, and Autism 3
Ralph Adolphs

2 Artificial Empathy 19
Minoru Asada

3 On Space Geckos and Urban Apes: Animals Thinking Outside the Box 42
Josep Call

4 Prosocial Primates: Cooperation and Empathy 64
Frans B. M. de Waal

5 Understanding About Others’ Action in Chimpanzees and Humans 85
Satoshi Hirata and Masako Myowa

6 Principles of Human-Robot Interaction 104
Hiroshi Ishiguro

7 The Origins of Understanding Self and Other: New Perspectives on Social Cognitive Development in Humans 124
Masako Myowa

8 Dimensions of Timbre 145
Seiichiro Namba

9 Illuminating the Evolution of Cultural Cognition Through Comparative Studies of Humans and Chimpanzees 164
Andrew Whiten and Stuart K. Watson

Part II Psychology Confronting Societal Challenges 189

10 PEACE‐ful Interviewing/Interrogation: What Research Can Tell Us 191
Ray Bull

11 Culturally Relevant Personality Assessment 211
Fanny M. Cheung and Yuen Wan Ho

12 Action Spaces Representation in Social Contexts 230
Yann Coello

13 Life Design Paradigm: A Perspective and Practice for Career Counseling in the Twenty‐First Century 255
Maria Eduarda Duarte

14 Emotion‐related Self‐regulation and Children’s Social, Psychological, and Academic Functioning 268
Nancy Eisenberg, Tracy L. Spinrad, and Carlos Valiente

15 CiteSpace Visualizations of Studies on Tai Chi Practice and Mental Health 296
Buxin Han, Jingjing Wang, and Liyu Zhan

16 Development of the Psychology of Music and its Contribution to Psychology: A Follow‐up to the Symposium, “Do We Need Music?” 311
Etsuko Hoshino

17 On the Prohibition of “Don’t Look”: Depth Psychology in Shame Culture 330
Osamu Kitayama

18 Current Directions in False Memory Research 343
Cara Laney and Elizabeth F. Loftus

19 Rethinking Undergraduate Psychology Programs: Examining the Level of Graduate Work Readiness 358
Eugene Y. J. Tee, Elaine F. Fernandez, Choong Li Li, and Goh Chee Leong

20 Eudaimonic Well‐being: Highlights from 25 Years of Inquiry 375
Carol D. Ryff

21 A Continuing Controversy: Investing in Early Childhood and Adolescent Interventions 396
Barbara Schneider, Christopher Klager, and Lindsey Young

22 Dealing with Challenges of Social and Economic Change: The Role of Agency in Regional and International Comparison 415
Rainer K. Silbereisen

23 Aging of People with Intellectual Disabilities in Bangladesh and Japan 431
Anwarul Hasan Sufi

24 Diversity of Learning in the Classroom and the Role of Psychology in Japan: History, Present Situation, and Prospects 449
Masayoshi Tsuge

Index 462


Kazuo Shigemasu Sonoko Kuwano Takao Sato Tetsuro Matsuzawa