Israel, Psychology in
Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Tibon, S. 2010. Israel, Psychology in. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
With repeated experiences of warfare and terror threats and a wide range of social problems, psychology in Israel might be described as linking together general and country-specific science and practice. This description can be found in documents dating back to 1935, when Kurt Lewin negotiated his candidacy for establishing the first academic psychology department in what was then Palestine, at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.