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Learn more about Amazon Prime. This book describes the present status and the history of the International Union of Psychological Science IUPsyS -- the most representative international psychological body.
Many well known psychologists have played important roles in this international organization, and the text and many photographs bring the story to life. IUPsyS was organized formally at the 14th international Congress of Psychology at Stockholm in , so the 27th International Congress of Psychology at Stockholm in marks a half-century of its existence. After describing the present status of the IUPsyS in Chapter 1, the book traces briefly the early development of scientific societies and organizations. Chapter 3 tells how the first International Congress of Psychology was organized in Paris in and what it accomplished.
Successive international congresses and the growth of psychology during the next sixty years are treated in chapters The founding and development of the International Union in the last half of the 20th Century are described in the remaining chapters. International Congresses organized by the IUPsyS have taken place regularly since , and the IUPsyS has steadily gained in the scope and influence of its activities. The congresses, long restricted to western Europe and North America, became more representative geographically, moving to Moscow, Tokyo, Leipzig, Acapulco, and Sydney, with the 28th congress planned for Beijing in The history shows how the IUPsyS has become increasingly able to face the problems and opportunities of the 21st century.
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What We Do The International Union of Psychological Science IUPsyS works to promote the development, representation and advancement of psychology as a basic and applied science nationally, regionally, and internationally. This is accomplished through a variety of activities including quadrennial international congresses the IUPsyS is the sponsor of the International Congress of Psychology , regional conferences, and workshops; publications; capacity building ; development of standards; promulgation of policy; and information dissemination.
Publication date ISBN Browse related items Start at call number: Set up a giveaway. Throughout the first half of the twentieth century, there was a growing sentiment that psychology should have an international organization with broader activities than arranging for the international congresses. Chapter three tells how the first International Congress of Psychology was organized in Paris in and what it accomplished. Skip to search Skip to main content.
IUPsyS operates according to a strategic plan. It provides articles and reviews in every domain of psychology and informs the international community about issues of common interest in its International Platform Section.
IUPsyS hosts Psychology Resources Around the World,  a web portal with information on the organizations and structure of psychology in countries, and links to psychology information and resources around the world. Other publications include a news Bulletin, Newsletter, informational brochures, and books including a History of the Union, the International Handbook of Psychology, and an international compendium of Psychological Concepts. The IUPsyS sponsors a variety of capacity building programs.
The IUPsyS also supports cooperation and exchange among members of the world community of psychologists through regular communication with its National Member organizations, in the biennial meetings of the Assembly of the Union, and through its web and print publications.