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The construction of a group test of cognitive processes for use in education.
While there is increasing emphasis in education on the learning of intellectual processes, relatively little attention has been given to the rigorous assessment of these processes. An attempt was made to construct a ...
Type A behavior pattern and dependency in the adjustment of post-myocardial infarction patients.
The World Health Organization (1969) has declared that heart disease is the largest plague that ever faced humanity. Myocardial Infarction (MD, in addition to causing more deaths than all other diseases of the heart ...
Township families and social change : a pilot study.
On-going research into township family life in Natal has pointed to the need to develop a conceptualisation of the family that is appropriate to local historical and material conditions. In particular, such a conceptualisation ...
A meta-analysis of the process of interpretation.
The present study is part of a larger project currently in progress, which addresses the interface between epistemology and method. The work of the philosophers Paul Ricoeur, Hans-Georg Gadamer and Jurgen Habermas constitute ...
The effects of schistosomiasis on the behaviour of children.
An ethological study was undertaken in two primary schools in Natal to assess the effect of schistosome infections on the ordinary behaviour of schoolchildren in endemic areas. The following topics are discussed :- 1. The ...
An investigation into the classification abilities of South African Indian children.
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The Role of security of social identity in intergroup relations.
Using concepts derived from Social Identity theory, this study investigated the impact of status, perceived legitimacy/illegitimacy and perceived stabiliity/instability on intergroup bias in a real-life intergroup ...
The modification of Luria's neuropschological investigation for use with white, English-speaking South African children aged eight to fourteen years.
Alexandria Luria's approach to neuropsychological assessment and his theory of brain functioning have been exploited in order to develop a neuropsychological evaluation procedure for children which incorporates a ...
Black managers and their work colleagues in selected industrial organizations in Natal : a study of perception, attitudes and experiences.
South African black Managers are experiencing numerous problems as pioneers in the white-dominated managerial world. Management and research studies have usually concentrated on the black managers' behaviour. The ...