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Psychology in India, Volume 4 by Girishwar Misra

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Introduction

Girishwar Misra

The enormous malleability of mind and the dynamically changing life circumstances—along with the changing mental scenarios—lead to a perennial concern faced by psychology: to recurrently adapt its theories, methods and areas of enquiry. This acquires a special significance in the case of India, considering its diverse socio-ecological contexts and, above all, a long, uninterrupted cultural history of its people. The six chapters included in this volume expound on how the discipline of psychology dealt with conceptual and methodological concerns in the different traditions of psychological thought and enquiry, and addressed the issues in broader contexts. In particular, they take into account the developments in ...

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