Articles Tagged "decolonization"

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May 19, 2024

Ancient Indian Psychology India, a land steeped in diversity, has a rich heritage encompassing various cultures, religions, beliefs, and traditions. From science, metaphysics, and astronomy to literature, art, and politics, this country has made substantial contributions to human knowledge. Beyond the more well-known domains, ancient Indian psychology stands out. Intricately woven with spirituality and devotion […]

Theories and processes of psychology have largely been influenced by North American and European psychologists whose Western-oriented paradigms have not promoted inclusivity or recognized the strengths of ethnically diverse cultures. Western paradigms promote power, hierarchical order, and structural privilege to the detriment of the well-being and mental health of racially and ethnically diverse cultures (Goodman […]