The Journey Towards Africanising Psychology in Ghana

  title={The Journey Towards Africanising Psychology in Ghana},
  author={Seth Oppong},
  journal={Psychological Thought},
  • S. Oppong
  • Published 29 April 2016
  • Psychology
  • Psychological Thought
Psychology has come a long way since its origin in Africa and Ghana in particular. In this paper, an attempt is made to explore the current state of psychological knowledge in Ghana as well as the associated problems in the application of such knowledge. It was concluded that the approach to the study and application of psychological knowledge and tests has been too Eurocentric and westernized. As a result, it limits the applicability of the approach to the African setting, and yet, Western… 
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