international

When The Psychologist began its series of international articles, I was working in Vanuatu, a Y-shaped chain of 80 inhabited islands between Fiji to the east and Queensland, Australia, to the west. As I read about psychology in other countries going from strength to strength, I...

The Gaza Strip and the West Bank have a combined population of around three and a half million. They were part of the British Mandate of Palestine, which lasted until 1948 and which also included present-day Israel. When the British announced their intention to withdraw, a UN...

Chile is a sparsely populated country in South America, at the ‘end of the world’. Despite having an area of around three times the UK, its population is only just over 15 million. It is probably best known for the political turmoil of the early 1970s, so, many people outside...

Psychology in the Ukraine

Ukraine has just undergone its ‘orange revolution’, bringing to power a president (Yushenko) who declared his intent to rid the country of corruption and the trappings of old-style communism – though recent events have shown...

Psychology in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia

Dinka Corkalo Biruski, Ivan Jerkovic, Marija Zotovic and Igor Krnetic with the latest in our international series.

The first Yugoslavia (‘land of the southern Slavs’), was established at...

Chinese psychology may seem enigmatic because of its cultural and political isolation in the Mao Zedong years, but that is changing as China engages more with the wider world. China is among the fastest-growing economies in the world, and will soon become a leader in research...