INSTITUTO ROSARIO DE INVESTIGACIONES EN CIENCIAS DE LA EDUCACION
Unidad Ejecutora - UE
60 years of the Interamerican Society of Psychology: origins and developments
International Journal of Psychology
International Union of Psychological Science
Lugar: London ; Año: 2013 vol. 48 p. 1313 - 1313
This work presents a historical overview of the Inter American Society of Psychology, which was founded on December 17th, 1951, in Mexico City. In the first place the historical circumstances of the foundation period are presented, the people that made this organization possible and the state of psychology in the American continent at that time. Secondly, the most important activities that the Inter American Society of Psychology have developed during its sixty years of history are mentioned, such as the publication of books and scientific journals, the formation of several task forces and the Inter American Congresses of Psychology, among others. Basically, the purpose of this work is to review the history of the Inter American Society of Psychology through the recovery of various documentary sources.