Japan, Psychology in
Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Tanaka-Matsumi, J. 2010. Japan, Psychology in. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
Japan is located in the Pacific Ocean in East Asia, off the east coast of China, Korea, and Russia. Japan's population reached 127,777,000 in 2005. Nearly 76% of high school graduates attend a post-secondary institution of some kind. About 32% of individuals in that age group attend a university. Psychology is one of the most popular majors for both undergraduate and graduate students.
- cross-cultural psychology;
- international psychology;
- psychology abroad