SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.42 issue3Review about postgraduate and research on psychology in ColombiaContextual elements to the research in psychology in Chile author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Interamerican Journal of Psychology

Print version ISSN 0034-9690


LIVIA, Jose. The scientific production and the postgraduate studies in psychology in Peru. Interam. j. psychol. [online]. 2008, vol.42, n.3, pp. 431-445. ISSN 0034-9690.

Some social and demographic aspects of Peru, as well as some indicators in health and education are presented, so that the context in which the Peruvian psychology takes place can be understood. The university is referred remarking its problematic situation. The historical process of the Peruvian psychology, from the early days to the present, is described. The development of the research work, stressing the most important works in the different specialties, is presented. The postgraduate studies in Psychology, which show lack of research programs, limited scientific production, low rate of students who got their master and Ph D degree regarding the number of those who graduated; and the lack of an organization that offers reliable information and assures the quality of the studies.

Keywords : History of psychology; Scientific production; Peru.

        · abstract in Spanish     · text in Spanish     · Spanish ( pdf )